A light earthquake magnitude 4.13 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Avenal in CA on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.14 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.1903305 West, latitude 36.0756683 North, depth = 10.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/11/18 / 2018-11-27 13:07:12 / November 27, 2018 @ 1:07 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:12 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73116386. Unique identifier: nc73116386.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delano, Farmersville, Firebaugh (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NW of Avenal, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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