A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from San Lucas in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.838501 West, latitude 36.2383347 North, depth = 5.03 km. Id of earthquake: nc73323271. Event ids that are associated: nc73323271. Global time and date of event 03/01/20 / 2020-01-03 16:40:16 / January 3, 2020 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:40:16 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.03 km (3 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cambria, Templeton, Firebaugh. Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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