A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73247661. Unique identifier: nc73247661. Exact location, longitude -121.1761703° West, latitude 36.5803337° North, depth = 1.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.44 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:46:30 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 13:46:30 / August 11, 2019 @ 1:46 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Gustine (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.
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