A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lopez Point in CA. Event id: nc73470861. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73470861. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.543663 West, latitude 36.0203323 North, depth = 6.37 km. Global time and date of event 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 21:43:55 / October 14, 2020 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:43:55 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.37 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pacific Grove, Salinas, Monterey. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Monterey (c. 27 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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