A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Cayucos in California on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.19 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 24/05/16 / 2016-05-24 19:15:31 / May 24, 2016 @ 7:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:15:31 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72641526. Unique identifier: nc72641526. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.0448303 West, latitude 35.4339981 North, depth = 4.19 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Maria, Nipomo, Guadalupe (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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