A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Ardo in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.87 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nc73002681. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73002681, us1000dq7c. Global time and date of event 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 05:23:27 / April 22, 2018 @ 5:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -120.7828369° West, latitude 36.1974983° North, depth = 5.87 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:23:27 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atascadero, Firebaugh, Lemoore Station (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km NNE of San Ardo, CA.
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