A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Parkfield in CA on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73357095. Unique identifier: nc73357095. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.3971634 West, latitude 35.8538322 North, depth = 4.51 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.51 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:46:55 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 23:46:55 / March 21, 2020 @ 11:46 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was King City, Lemoore, Los Osos (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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