A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 16:20:28 / November 3, 2018 @ 4:20 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:20:28 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.32 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: nc73106096. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73106096. Exact location of event, longitude -121.3125 West, latitude 36.6860008 North, depth = 4.32 km.
Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 47 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz. 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 one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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