A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Cayucos in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 00:50:31 / August 13, 2020 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.45 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:50:31 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.8339996 West, latitude 35.5286674 North, depth = 6.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73443710. Unique identifier: nc73443710.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Luis Obispo (c. 45 100 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arroyo Grande (c. 17 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Maria, Guadalupe, Nipomo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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