A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from North Fork in CA on Tuesday. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:13:52 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73330091. Unique identifier: nc73330091. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.27 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 09:13:52 / January 21, 2020 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 40.27 km, -119.5335° West, 37.3165° North.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Clovis (c. 95 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sanger (c. 24 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chowchilla (c. 18 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chowchilla, Sanger, Fresno. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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