A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from King City in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.85 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.7848358 West, latitude 36.2158318 North, depth = 5.85 km. Global time and date of event 11/06/16 / 2016-06-11 20:32:50 / June 11, 2016 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:32:50 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72650061. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72650061.
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atascadero, Lemoore Station, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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