A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Miguel in California on Thursday. Unique identifier: nc72545730. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72545730. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:45:32 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -120.6053314° West, 35.833168° North, depth 10.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 15:45:32 / October 29, 2015 @ 3:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.55 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oceano, Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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