A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from King City in California. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.28 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 04:26:22 / February 24, 2016 @ 4:26 am. Exact location of event, depth 8.28 km, -120.7593307° West, 36.1986656° North. The temblor was reported at 20:26:22 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72596700. Unique identifier: nc72596700.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lemoore Station, Cambria, Templeton (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km E of King City, California.
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