A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kettleman City in CA on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.79 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73285085. Id of event: nc73285085. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:26:48 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 06:26:48 / October 2, 2019 @ 6:26 am. Exact location of earthquake, -119.7463303° West, 35.9508324° North, depth 12.79 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Reedley, Parlier, Fowler.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, 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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km ESE of Kettleman City, CA.
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