A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Parkfield in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 01:08:00 / February 15, 2020 @ 1:08 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.94 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -120.4851685° West, 35.9399986° North, depth 9.94 km. Id of earthquake: nc73341190. Event ids that are associated: nc73341190. The temblor was picked up at 17:08:00 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, Lemoore.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NW of Parkfield, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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