A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coalinga in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.82 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -120.2238312° West, 36.149334° North, depth 10.82 km. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:15:13 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72952250. Id of event: nc72952250. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 00:15:13 / January 11, 2018 @ 12:15 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Firebaugh, King City, Parlier.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 12 km E of Coalinga, CA.
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