A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from King City in California. The temblor was detected at 05:55:39 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.6 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -120.7938309° West, latitude 36.2999992° North, depth = 10.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72672430. Unique identifier: nc72672430. Global time and date of event 09/08/16 / 2016-08-09 12:55:39 / August 9, 2016 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hollister, Kerman, Lemoore Station.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km ENE of King City, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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