A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Cayucos in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -120.8679962 West, latitude 35.5598335 North, depth = 6.65 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.65 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:08:29 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 08:08:29 / March 8, 2018 @ 8:08 am. Unique identifier: nc72980896. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72980896.
Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coalinga, Santa Maria, King City. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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