A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bootjack in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.08 km (3 miles). The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:10:14 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc72973141. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72973141. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 10:10:14 / February 21, 2018 @ 10:10 am. Exact location, longitude -119.9258347° West, latitude 37.3388329° North, depth = 4.08 km.
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Merced (c. 79 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Atwater (c. 28 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sanger, Mendota, Delhi (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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