A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from San Ardo in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73103501. Unique identifier: nc73103501. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 05:22:12 / October 29, 2018 @ 5:22 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.6409988 West, latitude 36.0758324 North, depth = 5.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:22:12 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Lemoore, Mendota (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every 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. 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.
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