A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Lompoc in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38231048. Id of event: ci38231048. The temblor was picked up at 01:29:55 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/18 / 2018-07-27 09:29:55 / July 27, 2018 @ 9:29 am. Exact location of event, longitude -120.7875 West, latitude 34.4366667 North, depth = 0.96 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.96 km (1 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Orcutt (c. 28 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nipomo (c. 16 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Oceano (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oceano, Nipomo, Santa Maria (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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