A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Avenal in California on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.75 km (9 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/16 / 2016-12-04 03:17:09 / December 4, 2016 @ 3:17 am. Exact location of event, depth 13.75 km, -120.1158371° West, 35.9920006° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72732670. Unique identifier: nc72732670. The temblor was reported at 19:17:09 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selma, Earlimart, Kingsburg. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 1 km SE of Avenal, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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