A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Ardo in CA on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: nc73077080. Event ids that are associated: nc73077080. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 22:47:22 / August 28, 2018 @ 10:47 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -120.9816666 West, latitude 35.9378319 North, depth = 4.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.29 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:47:22 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Obispo, Avenal, Gonzales (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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