A minor earthquake magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Parkfield in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.42 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:52:11 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.4449997 West, latitude 35.8979988 North, depth = 6.42 km. Global time and date of event 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 21:52:11 / August 14, 2018 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: nc73069930. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73069930.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corcoran, Lemoore, Los Osos (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty 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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