A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 07:06:44 / December 7, 2018 @ 7:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:06:44 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73119881. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73119881. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.2713318 West, latitude 36.6554985 North, depth = 8.48 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.48 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Santa Cruz, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SSE of Tres Pinos, CA.
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