A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Porterville in CA on Sunday. Unique identifier: ci37612991. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37612991. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 01:45:55 / March 27, 2017 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.7191696 West, latitude 36.1635017 North, depth = 3 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:45:55 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Reedley (c. 24 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Reedley, Corcoran, Orange Cove (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 29 km ENE of Porterville, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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