A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kettleman City in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72541925. Unique identifier: nc72541925. Exact location of earthquake, -119.9483337° West, 35.9044991° North, depth 26.32 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 01:39:59 / October 22, 2015 @ 1:39 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:39:59 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.32 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kingsburg, Shafter, Visalia (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km S of Kettleman City, California.
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