A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Parkfield in CA. Unique identifier: nc73276115. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73276115. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.4725037 West, latitude 35.927166 North, depth = 9.51 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.51 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/19 / 2019-09-18 21:45:05 / September 18, 2019 @ 9:45 pm. The 3.13-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:45:05 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Osos, Lemoore, San Luis Obispo. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 5 km NW of Parkfield, CA.
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