A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Simeon in California. Exact location of earthquake, -121.1233368° West, 35.6824989° North, depth 6.09 km. The temblor was detected at 13:13:20 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.09 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72667671. Unique identifier: nc72667671. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/16 / 2016-07-28 20:13:20 / July 28, 2016 @ 8:13 pm.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oceano, Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km NE of San Simeon, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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