A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.31 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 12:49:28 / March 16, 2019 @ 12:49 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:49:28 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.253334° West, 36.6348343° North, depth 8.31 km. Event id: nc73152771. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73152771.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Live Oak, Firebaugh, Soquel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).
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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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