A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.15 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -121.2733307 West, latitude 36.6570015 North, depth = 4.15 km. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:53:25 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73180160. Unique identifier: nc73180160. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/19 / 2019-05-11 05:53:25 / May 11, 2019 @ 5:53 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newman, Firebaugh, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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