A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Stratford in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -119.8030014 West, latitude 36.2041664 North, depth = 8.19 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 08:29:04 / January 26, 2018 @ 8:29 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.19 km (5 miles). The 3.17-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:29:04 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72958756. Id of event: nc72958756.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendota, Wasco, McFarland (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NE of Stratford, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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