A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. The temblor was detected at 01:24:56 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.1996689° West, latitude 36.6004982° North, depth = 5.12 km. Event id: nc73271745. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73271745. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.12 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/19 / 2019-09-13 09:24:56 / September 13, 2019 @ 9:24 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gustine, Aptos, Mendota.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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