A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Parkfield in CA. The temblor was detected at 16:47:11 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73131821. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73131821. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 00:47:11 / January 11, 2019 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.35 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -120.5801697° West, latitude 36.0058327° North, depth = 4.35 km.
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Greenfield, Lemoore Station (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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