A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kettleman City in California on Monday. The temblor was detected at 06:42:32 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.53 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 14:42:32 / July 3, 2017 @ 2:42 pm. Event id: nc72826371. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72826371. Exact location of event, longitude -119.9953308 West, latitude 35.8496666 North, depth = 9.53 km.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shafter, Atascadero, Templeton (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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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