A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Lompoc in CA on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -120.7251663° West, latitude 34.4386673° North, depth = -0.26 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37665799, nc72812776. Unique identifier: ci37665799. Global time and date of event 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 02:45:46 / June 9, 2017 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.26 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:45:46 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Goleta (c. 29 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Orcutt (c. 28 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isla Vista (c. 23 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Goleta, Isla Vista, Pismo Beach (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SW of Lompoc, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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