A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:56:36 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.61 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.61 km, -121.2181702° West, 36.7356682° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73397106. Unique identifier: nc73397106. Global time and date of event 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 15:56:36 / May 27, 2020 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Mendota, Live Oak.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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