A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kettleman City in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.9944992 West, latitude 36.0318336 North, depth = 8.15 km. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:45:39 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73074930. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73074930. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.15 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 00:45:39 / August 24, 2018 @ 12:45 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kerman, Parlier, Wasco. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NW of Kettleman City, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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