A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 13:10:56 / November 2, 2018 @ 1:10 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.86 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.3151703 West, latitude 36.6884995 North, depth = 3.86 km. Id of earthquake: nc73105291. Event ids that are associated: nc73105291. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:10:56 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Firebaugh, Newman, Scotts Valley (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km S of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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