A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Avenal in CA on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -120.1483307 West, latitude 36.0595016 North, depth = 11.16 km. Event id: nc72954230. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72954230. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:22:44 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.16 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 02:22:44 / January 15, 2018 @ 2:22 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fowler, Templeton, Selma (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NNW of Avenal, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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