A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Alpaugh in California on Friday. Global time and date of event 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 02:19:28 / February 13, 2016 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.17 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci37523376. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37523376, nc72590000. Exact location of event, longitude -119.6721649 West, latitude 35.7281685 North, depth = 24.17 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:19:28 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Exeter, Coalinga, Farmersville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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