A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Event id: nc73125516. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73125516. Exact location of event, longitude -121.1600037 West, latitude 36.5706673 North, depth = 2.69 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.69 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:02:07 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 09:02:07 / December 23, 2018 @ 9:02 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Gustine (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.
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