A minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73397916. Id of event: nc73397916. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.64 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:19:13 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 19:19:13 / May 28, 2020 @ 7:19 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.64 km, -121.2649994° West, 36.6358337° North.
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Mendota, Newman (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NW of Pinnacles, CA.
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