A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from New Idria in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 7.93 km, -120.7503333° West, 36.2396667° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:50:17 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.93 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/20 / 2020-04-20 23:50:17 / April 20, 2020 @ 11:50 pm. Unique identifier: nc73374105. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73374105.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Templeton, Lemoore Station, Firebaugh. Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 21 km SSW of New Idria, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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