A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Shandon in California. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:15:18 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.52 km, -120.3461685° West, 35.7994995° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.52 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 20:15:18 / March 30, 2017 @ 8:15 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72782756. Unique identifier: nc72782756.
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lemoore, Cambria, Los Osos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 16 km N of Shandon, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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