A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Global time and date of event 04/04/19 / 2019-04-04 20:50:21 / April 4, 2019 @ 8:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -121.1153336 West, latitude 36.5663338 North, depth = 8.63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.63 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:50:21 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73161090. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73161090.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gustine, San Martin, Pacific Grove (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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