A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from North Fork in CA on Friday. The temblor was detected at 03:11:05 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -119.4639969° West, latitude 37.2685013° North, depth = 58.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 11:11:05 / November 2, 2018 @ 11:11 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.8 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73105151. Id of event: nc73105151.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orosi, Dinuba, Kerman. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sanger (c. 24 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Reedley (c. 24 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km NE of North Fork, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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