A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 05:10:53 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 13:10:53 / October 8, 2019 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73288720. Id of event: nc73288720. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.85 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.85 km, -121.2594986° West, 36.6386681° North.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Newman, Firebaugh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km NW of Pinnacles, CA.
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