A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kettleman City in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 03:56:20 / August 31, 2019 @ 3:56 am. The temblor was detected at 19:56:20 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.9848328 West, latitude 36.1010017 North, depth = -0.33 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73262475. Id of event: nc73262475. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.33 km (-0 miles).
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delano, Fresno, Farmersville (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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