A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tres Pinos in CA on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73459081. Unique identifier: nc73459081. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.19 km (1 miles). The 3.06-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:21:08 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 08:21:08 / September 17, 2020 @ 8:21 am. Exact location, longitude -121.2746658° West, latitude 36.6554985° North, depth = 2.19 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newman, Firebaugh, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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