A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Event id: nc73324391. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73324391. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 15:10:10 / January 6, 2020 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.41 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.41 km, -121.2535019° West, 36.635334° North. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:10:10 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Live Oak, Firebaugh, Soquel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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