A minor earthquake magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Avenal in California on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72776501. Unique identifier: nc72776501. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.88 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:50:28 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 15:50:28 / March 16, 2017 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.2131653 West, latitude 36.0963326 North, depth = 7.88 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Parlier, King City, Fresno (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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