A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.85 km (1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 08:15:32 / September 17, 2020 @ 8:15 am. Unique identifier: nc73459071. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73459071. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:15:32 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 1.85 km, -121.2723312° West, 36.6575012° North.
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 76 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), 63 km (39 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newman, Santa Cruz, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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