A minor earthquake magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Global time and date of event 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 14:54:55 / October 17, 2019 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -121.257164° West, latitude 36.6373329° North, depth = 10.58 km. The temblor was reported at 06:54:55 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.58 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73293465. Unique identifier: nc73293465.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scotts Valley, Mendota, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop). Earthquake 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 (41 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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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