A minor earthquake magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 05:21:59 / January 3, 2021 @ 5:21 am. Unique identifier: nc73506410. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d554, nc73506410. Exact location of event, longitude -121.1973343 West, latitude 36.598835 North, depth = 6.89 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.89 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:21:59 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Live Oak, Newman, Soquel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.