A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Joaquin in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.29 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -120.3068314 West, latitude 36.4584999 North, depth = 5.29 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 03:25:32 / October 31, 2017 @ 3:25 am. Unique identifier: nc72916461. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72916461. The temblor was reported at 19:25:32 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). 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 King City, Corcoran, Reedley.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 19 km SSW of San Joaquin, California.
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