A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from New Idria in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 02:21:30 / March 1, 2018 @ 2:21 am. Unique identifier: nc72977681. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72977681. Exact location of event, longitude -120.5858307 West, latitude 36.5639992 North, depth = 5.65 km. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:21:30 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.65 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Lemoore, Gonzales (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km NNE of New Idria, CA.
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