A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ridgemark in CA. The temblor was detected at 02:41:27 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.4553299° West, latitude 36.7459984° North, depth = 7.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/18 / 2018-12-16 10:41:27 / December 16, 2018 @ 10:41 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: nc73122090. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73122090.
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jose, Saratoga, Alum Rock (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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 SW of Ridgemark, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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