A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mendota in California. The temblor was detected at 10:38:52 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -120.5920029° West, 36.6586685° North, depth 1.8 km. Event id: nc72655296. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72655296. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/16 / 2016-06-25 17:38:52 / June 25, 2016 @ 5:38 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atwater, Gustine, Lemoore Station (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Merced (c. 79 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km WSW of Mendota, California.
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