A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Guadalupe in CA on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -120.7884979° West, latitude 34.9573326° North, depth = 7.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:31:35 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73371880. Unique identifier: nc73371880. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.05 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 23:31:35 / April 16, 2020 @ 11:31 pm.
The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Orcutt (c. 28 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paso Robles, Cambria, Solvang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km W of Guadalupe, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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