A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Greenfield in California on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.08 km (-0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/16 / 2016-05-14 07:36:31 / May 14, 2016 @ 7:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:36:31 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.9861679 West, latitude 36.4150009 North, depth = -0.08 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72635510. Unique identifier: nc72635510.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Prunedale (c. 17 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Prunedale, Los Banos, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 25 km ENE of Greenfield, California.
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