A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Coalinga in California. The temblor was detected at 09:47:31 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -120.583168 West, latitude 36.0166664 North, depth = 4.29 km. Global time and date of event 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 17:47:31 / July 18, 2017 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.29 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nc72841481. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72841481.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Greenfield, Cambria.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 24 km SW of Coalinga, California.
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