A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Los Alamos in CA on Friday. Global time and date of event 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 03:25:27 / October 8, 2016 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -120.2845001° West, latitude 34.6853333° North, depth = 3.08 km. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:25:27 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.08 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci37712704. Event ids that are associated: ci37712704, nc72709021.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carpinteria, San Luis Obispo, Montecito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Goleta (c. 29 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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