A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kettleman City in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/16 / 2016-06-05 21:09:11 / June 5, 2016 @ 9:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:09:11 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72646721. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72646721. The epicenter was at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude -119.8560028° West, latitude 35.9591675° North, depth = 19 km.
The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Porterville, Fowler, Exeter (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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