A minor earthquake magnitude 3.75 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Simmler in California on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 06:20:42 / February 8, 2016 @ 6:20 am. Exact location of event, longitude -119.9775009 West, latitude 35.4666672 North, depth = 7.14 km. The temblor was detected at 22:20:42 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37521568. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37521568, nc72590151. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.14 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huron, Coalinga, Morro Bay (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Orcutt (c. 28 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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