A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 21:15:10 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73433146. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73433146. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.38 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 21:15:10 / July 25, 2020 @ 9:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -121.2854996° West, 36.6819992° North, depth 6.38 km.
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scotts Valley, Firebaugh, Newman. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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