A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. Exact location of event, depth 5.6 km, -121.2884979° West, 36.6604996° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73298495. Id of event: nc73298495. The 3.18-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:42:51 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 09:42:51 / October 29, 2019 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scotts Valley, Firebaugh, Newman.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km S of Tres Pinos, CA.
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