A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:15:42 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 10:15:42 / January 5, 2021 @ 10:15 am. Exact location of event, depth 5.62 km, -121.2324982° West, 36.6218338° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc73507165. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73507165.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendota, Soquel, Opal Cliffs. Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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