A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Simeon in California. Global time and date of event 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 09:21:41 / April 1, 2016 @ 9:21 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.39 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:21:41 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72615930. Id of event: nc72615930. Exact location of event, depth 2.39 km, -121.3151703° West, 35.7901649° North.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soledad, Los Osos, Atascadero (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Los Osos (c. 14 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km NW of San Simeon, California.
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