A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kettleman City in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 09:16:56 / September 13, 2020 @ 9:16 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.8704987 West, latitude 35.9025002 North, depth = 6 km. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:16:56 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc73457261. Event ids that are associated: nc73457261.
Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Visalia (c. 124 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tulare (c. 59 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Hanford (c. 54 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Porterville, Exeter, Selma (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SE of Kettleman City, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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