A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Simmler in CA. Id of earthquake: nc72995846. Event ids that are associated: nc72995846. Exact location, longitude -120.0749969° West, latitude 35.5211678° North, depth = 12.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 20:22:41 / April 5, 2018 @ 8:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:22:41 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.74 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was McFarland, Guadalupe, Huron (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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