A minor earthquake magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Coalinga in California on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 08:40:00 / August 12, 2017 @ 8:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -120.3188324° West, 36.2966652° North, depth 7.9 km. The temblor was reported at 00:40:00 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc72867256. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72867256.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Reedley, Madera Acres.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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