A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from San Simeon in California. The 3.18-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:38:28 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 05:38:28 / April 7, 2016 @ 5:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.67 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5.67 km, -121.1054993° West, 35.722332° North. Id of earthquake: nc72618685. Event ids that are associated: nc72618685.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grover Beach, Pismo Beach, Greenfield. The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Los Osos (c. 14 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NE of San Simeon, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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