A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The temblor was reported at 19:33:42 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.95 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 03:33:42 / February 13, 2020 @ 3:33 am. Exact location of event, longitude -121.286499 West, latitude 36.6889992 North, depth = 7.95 km. Unique identifier: nc73340375. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73340375. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Campbell (c. 39 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alum Rock, Campbell, Hilmar-Irwin.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km SSE of Tres Pinos, CA.
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