A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -121.1316681 West, latitude 36.5416679 North, depth = 6.66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 15:56:47 / March 2, 2020 @ 3:56 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:56:47 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.66 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nc73349005. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73349005.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Martin, Mendota, Pacific Grove (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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