A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cholame in CA on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73233256. Id of event: nc73233256. Exact location of earthquake, -120.3453369° West, 35.7908325° North, depth 9.43 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 05:48:47 / July 24, 2019 @ 5:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.43 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:48:47 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grover Beach, Corcoran, Arroyo Grande (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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