A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 09:58:54 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 17:58:54 / April 14, 2019 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.19 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -121.1936646° West, 36.5924988° North, depth 4.19 km. Event id: nc73165785. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73165785.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gustine, Aptos, Rio Del Mar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 8 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.
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