A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 12:02:14 / January 22, 2020 @ 12:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.38 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -121.1364975 West, latitude 36.5453339 North, depth = 8.38 km. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:02:14 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73330441. Event ids that are associated: nc73330441.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Martin, Mendota, Pacific Grove (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NNE of Pinnacles, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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