A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Ardo in CA on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 8.81 km, -120.7371674° West, 36.1681671° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.81 km (5 miles). The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:33:05 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73447646. Id of event: nc73447646. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 04:33:05 / August 21, 2020 @ 4:33 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atascadero, Lemoore Station, Cambria (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km NE of San Ardo, CA.
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