A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Los Olivos in CA on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.77 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 00:37:40 / September 22, 2017 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72896526, ci38007600. Unique identifier: ci38007600. Exact location of earthquake, -120.1693333° West, 34.7316667° North, depth 0.77 km. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:37:40 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Goleta (c. 29 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis Obispo, Carpinteria, Pismo Beach. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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