A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Exact location, longitude -121.2939987° West, latitude 36.6653328° North, depth = 8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 15:21:16 / October 29, 2019 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:21:16 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73298555, at00q056ng, us600064fg. Unique identifier: nc73298555.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Gatos, Ben Lomond, Mendota. The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km S of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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