A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Lopez Point in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.4068298 West, latitude 35.9053345 North, depth = 10.31 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73274555. Unique identifier: nc73274555. The temblor was reported at 01:36:24 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 09:36:24 / September 16, 2019 @ 9:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.31 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from King City (c. 12 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Morro Bay (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morro Bay, Templeton, Paso Robles. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km SE of Lopez Point, CA.
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