A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 05:45:09 / April 22, 2019 @ 5:45 am. Exact location, longitude -121.2133331° West, latitude 36.600666° North, depth = 8.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.23 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nc73170140. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73170140. The temblor was reported at 21:45:09 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz, Newman, Live Oak (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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