A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73292945. Unique identifier: nc73292945. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 13:09:13 / October 16, 2019 @ 1:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.265831 West, latitude 36.6413345 North, depth = 11.18 km. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:09:13 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.18 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Mendota, Newman. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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