A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.46 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:59:52 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.197998 West, latitude 36.6001663 North, depth = 5.46 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/19 / 2019-09-13 03:59:52 / September 13, 2019 @ 3:59 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73270665. Unique identifier: nc73270665.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Live Oak, Newman, Soquel (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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