A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Avenal in CA on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 09:29:57 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73116451. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73116451. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.91 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -120.196167° West, 36.0768318° North, depth 10.91 km. Global time and date of event 27/11/18 / 2018-11-27 17:29:57 / November 27, 2018 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Selma (c. 23 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendota, Fowler, Selma (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km NW of Avenal, CA.
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