A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:47:38 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73108516. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73108516. Exact location, longitude -121.0414963° West, latitude 36.4611664° North, depth = 5.62 km. Global time and date of event 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 23:47:38 / November 8, 2018 @ 11:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gilroy, Seaside, Castroville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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