A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The temblor was picked up at 01:56:06 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73235851. Event ids that are associated: nc73235851. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 09:56:06 / July 27, 2019 @ 9:56 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.14 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -121.3253326 West, latitude 36.6969986 North, depth = 1.14 km.
Epicenter of the event was 30 km (18 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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