A minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Avenal in California on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72774671. Id of event: nc72774671. Global time and date of event 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 14:39:04 / March 13, 2017 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:39:04 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.59 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -120.0611649° West, latitude 35.8818321° North, depth = 12.59 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Visalia, Kingsburg, Shafter (min 5000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen 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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