A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Coalinga in California on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -120.6470032 West, latitude 36.074501 North, depth = 2.98 km. The temblor was reported at 07:20:55 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72726570. Event ids that are associated: nc72726570. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 15:20:55 / November 17, 2016 @ 3:20 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.98 km (2 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soledad, Lemoore Station, Cambria (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 26 km WSW of Coalinga, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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