A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Parkfield in CA on Wednesday. Event id: nc73168145. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73168145. Exact location of event, depth -0.35 km, -120.5358353° West, 35.9101677° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/19 / 2019-04-18 03:15:15 / April 18, 2019 @ 3:15 am. The temblor was detected at 19:15:15 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.35 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Greenfield, Los Osos, San Luis Obispo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km W of Parkfield, CA.
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