A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kettleman City in CA on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 23:47:02 / December 24, 2019 @ 11:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.75 km (14 miles). Event id: nc73319181. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73319181. Exact location of event, longitude -119.9351654 West, latitude 36.0018349 North, depth = 21.75 km. The temblor was detected at 15:47:02 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Exeter, Dinuba, Parlier (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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