A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Templeton in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/19 / 2019-05-03 10:05:46 / May 3, 2019 @ 10:05 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73176190. Unique identifier: nc73176190. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.44 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.8095016 West, latitude 35.5488319 North, depth = 5.44 km. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:05:46 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coalinga, Santa Maria, Guadalupe (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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