A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Lompoc in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.08 km (-0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 04:30:23 / June 8, 2017 @ 4:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:30:23 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.7248306 West, latitude 34.4309998 North, depth = -0.08 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72812296, ci37664503. Id of event: ci37664503.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, Oceano (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Orcutt (c. 28 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nipomo (c. 16 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km SW of Lompoc, CA.
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