A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Wasco in California on Thursday. Unique identifier: ci37325487. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37325487, nc72615650. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.65 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:47:29 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 00:47:29 / April 1, 2016 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.3714981 West, latitude 35.5424995 North, depth = 22.65 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lindsay, Alta Sierra, Tulare. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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