A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from San Lucas in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 03:15:14 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.28 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.28 km, -120.80233° West, 36.2316666° North. The temblor was picked up at 19:15:14 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73073456. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73073456.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Templeton, Firebaugh, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km ENE of San Lucas, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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