A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Ardo in CA on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles). The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:52:31 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc72990286. Unique identifier: nc72990286. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 06:52:31 / March 26, 2018 @ 6:52 am. Exact location, longitude -120.8811646° West, latitude 36.0048332° North, depth = 9.7 km.
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gonzales, Huron, Morro Bay.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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