A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.2819977 West, latitude 36.6554985 North, depth = 6.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.31 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 21:19:25 / June 2, 2020 @ 9:19 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73401216. Unique identifier: nc73401216. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:19:25 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scotts Valley, Firebaugh, Newman (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel the quake?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km SSE of Tres Pinos, CA.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.