A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 08:30:22 / December 30, 2020 @ 8:30 am. The temblor was reported at 08:30:22 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: nc73504420. Event ids that are associated: nc73504420. Exact location of event, longitude -121.2071686 West, latitude 36.6051674 North, depth = 6.4 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soquel, Opal Cliffs, Capitola. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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