A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Coalinga in California. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72636855. Unique identifier: nc72636855. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.5250015 West, latitude 35.9684982 North, depth = 7.93 km. The temblor was detected at 15:58:06 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.93 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 22:58:06 / May 17, 2016 @ 10:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, Lemoore. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 24 km SW of Coalinga, California.
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