A minor earthquake magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from San Simeon in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.4078369 West, latitude 35.7996674 North, depth = 2.42 km. The 3.53-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:10:49 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/19 / 2019-04-30 17:10:49 / April 30, 2019 @ 5:10 pm. Unique identifier: nc73174665. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73174665. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.42 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Los Osos (c. 14 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from King City (c. 12 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gonzales, Los Osos, Atascadero (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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