A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Parkfield in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 05:54:13 / May 6, 2020 @ 5:54 am. Exact location of event, longitude -120.5865021 West, latitude 36.0131683 North, depth = 5.15 km. The temblor was reported at 21:54:13 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.15 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73380790. Id of event: nc73380790.
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Greenfield, Lemoore Station (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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