A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from New Idria in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 17:27:23 / February 12, 2019 @ 5:27 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.68 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73141190. Id of event: nc73141190. Exact location of event, longitude -120.8399963 West, latitude 36.2961655 North, depth = 10.68 km. The 3.37-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:23 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from Hollister (c. 34 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hollister, Paso Robles, Avenal.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SW of New Idria, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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