A minor earthquake magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Parkfield in CA on Friday. Global time and date of event 05/04/19 / 2019-04-05 17:52:32 / April 5, 2019 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nc73161470. Event ids that are associated: nc73161470, us2000kax8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.53 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.53 km, -120.4134979° West, 35.8601685° North. The 3.79-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:52:32 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oceano, Hanford, Grover Beach (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 68 km (42 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), 81 km (50 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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