A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from King City in California. Global time and date of event 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 06:49:03 / October 19, 2015 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.14 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72540320. Unique identifier: nc72540320. Exact location of event, depth 7.14 km, -120.8034973° West, 36.2328339° North. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:49:03 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cambria, Templeton, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop).
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. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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