A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Central California kilometers (0 miles) from Central California. The temblor was picked up at 22:23:51 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.81 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.81 km, -120.234° West, 36.0826667° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72776761. Unique identifier: nc72776761. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 22:23:51 / March 16, 2017 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atascadero, Mendota, Templeton.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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