A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Avenal in California. Exact location of event, longitude -120.1934967 West, latitude 36.0958328 North, depth = 9.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.17 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 16:32:36 / February 10, 2016 @ 4:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:32:36 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72588945. Event ids that are associated: nc72588945.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tulare, Templeton, Fowler. Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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