A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Parkfield in CA on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -120.5636673° West, latitude 35.998333° North, depth = 4.58 km. Event id: nc73381585. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73381585. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 23:49:11 / May 7, 2020 @ 11:49 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:49:11 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.58 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Coalinga (c. 13 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Greenfield, Cambria (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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