A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Los Banos in CA on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.41 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: nc73298955. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73298955. The temblor was picked up at 12:13:00 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.9761658 West, latitude 36.8730011 North, depth = 3.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 20:13:00 / October 30, 2019 @ 8:13 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marina, Keyes, King City. Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Merced (c. 79 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Turlock (c. 68 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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