A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Point Sur in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73409931. Id of event: nc73409931. Exact location of event, depth 13.72 km, -121.6886673° West, 36.196167° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.72 km (9 miles). The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:59:54 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 07:59:54 / June 16, 2020 @ 7:59 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Monterey (c. 27 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hollister, Prunedale, Castroville.
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 22 km ESE of Point Sur, CA.
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