A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cholame in CA on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.3 km (6 miles). The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:36:43 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -120.3463364° West, 35.8014984° North, depth 10.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/19 / 2019-03-02 20:36:43 / March 2, 2019 @ 8:36 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73147341. Unique identifier: nc73147341.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 37 km (23 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lemoore, Cambria, Los Osos (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 10 km NNW of Cholame, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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