A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Simeon in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 17:10:23 / August 5, 2017 @ 5:10 pm. Unique identifier: nc72861031. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72861031. The temblor was detected at 09:10:23 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.97 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5.97 km, -121.079834° West, 35.7306671° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soledad, Grover Beach, Coalinga. Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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