A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Coalinga in CA. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:46:19 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nc73116906. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73116906. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.94 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/11/18 / 2018-11-29 02:46:19 / November 29, 2018 @ 2:46 am. Exact location of event, longitude -120.2825012 West, latitude 36.1809998 North, depth = 9.94 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Firebaugh, King City, Kingsburg (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Selma (c. 23 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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