A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from San Ardo in CA. Id of earthquake: nc73103496. Event ids that are associated: nc73103496. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.27 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.27 km, -120.6480026° West, 36.071167° North. The temblor was reported at 21:23:14 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 05:23:14 / October 29, 2018 @ 5:23 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soledad, Lemoore Station, Cambria (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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