A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Cantua Creek in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73361970. Id of event: nc73361970. Exact location of event, depth 11.98 km, -120.3421631° West, 36.3328323° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:05:38 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/20 / 2020-03-31 01:05:38 / March 31, 2020 @ 1:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.98 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corcoran, Madera, Kingsburg. Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Fresno (c. 494 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Madera (c. 61 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Corcoran (c. 24 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lemoore (c. 24 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km S of Cantua Creek, CA.
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