A light earthquake magnitude 4.31 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: ew1609598544, nc73506045, at00qmba6n. Unique identifier: nc73506045. The 4.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:42:23 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Pinnacles in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -121.2126694° West, latitude 36.6080017° North, depth = 6.35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 14:42:23 / January 2, 2021 @ 2:42 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.35 km (4 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilmar-Irwin, Ben Lomond, Coalinga (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 59 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km NW of Pinnacles, CA.
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