A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.67 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nc73341310. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73341310. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.2883301 West, latitude 36.6896667 North, depth = 6.67 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 09:32:03 / February 15, 2020 @ 9:32 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:32:03 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Firebaugh, Scotts Valley, Newman (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 12 km SSE of Tres Pinos, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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