A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Lopez Point in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.11 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 21:42:40 / October 14, 2020 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:42:40 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -121.5513306° West, latitude 36.0201683° North, depth = 6.11 km. Id of earthquake: nc73470856. Event ids that are associated: nc73470856.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Seaside (c. 33 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Monterey (c. 27 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Marina (c. 19 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marina, Pacific Grove, Salinas (min 5000 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km E of Lopez Point, CA.
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