A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 14:32:53 / March 6, 2020 @ 2:32 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2111664° West, 36.5998344° North, depth 7.17 km. Id of earthquake: nc73350455. Event ids that are associated: nc73350455. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.17 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:32:53 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendota, Gustine, Aptos.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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