A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Taft in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.56 km (10 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/16 / 2016-07-12 22:32:07 / July 12, 2016 @ 10:32 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37413567, nc72660811. Unique identifier: ci37413567. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:32:07 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15.56 km, -119.3291667° West, 35.1738333° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Golden Hills, Delano, Bear Valley Springs (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km ENE of Taft, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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