A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Parkfield in CA. The temblor was picked up at 12:06:28 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73129456. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73129456. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 20:06:28 / January 2, 2019 @ 8:06 pm. Exact location, longitude -120.3945007° West, latitude 35.8429985° North, depth = 6.26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.26 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lemoore, Los Osos, Cambria (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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