A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Coalinga in California on Friday. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:50:04 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 00:50:04 / October 21, 2017 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10.01 km, -120.229332° West, 36.1518326° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.01 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72912066. Id of event: nc72912066.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kingsburg, Fowler, Selma. Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Selma (c. 23 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km E of Coalinga, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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