A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Simeon in California on Monday. Event id: nc72624125. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72624125. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.44 km (5 miles). The 3.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:25:36 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 04:25:36 / April 19, 2016 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -121.3268356° West, latitude 35.7363319° North, depth = 7.44 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis Obispo, Soledad, Atascadero (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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