A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pinnacles in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -121.1771698 West, latitude 36.5764999 North, depth = 8.07 km. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:07:13 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.07 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 17:07:13 / February 12, 2021 @ 5:07 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73522106. Unique identifier: nc73522106.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aptos, Rio Del Mar, Gustine. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Watsonville (c. 51 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gilroy (c. 48 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Morgan Hill (c. 37 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 6 km NNW of Pinnacles, CA.
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