A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Avenal in California on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.61 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 16.61 km, -120.1213303° West, 35.9851685° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:39:34 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72736865. Event ids that are associated: nc72736865. Global time and date of event 13/12/16 / 2016-12-13 21:39:34 / December 13, 2016 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atascadero, Tulare, Templeton (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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