A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cantua Creek in CA. Id of earthquake: nc73247621. Event ids that are associated: nc73247621. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 12:57:13 / August 11, 2019 @ 12:57 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.51 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -120.3799973° West, latitude 36.4683342° North, depth = 11.51 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:57:13 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sanger, Parlier, Los Banos (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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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