A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from San Ardo in CA on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 04:53:54 / September 21, 2020 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:53:54 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.58 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.6511688 West, latitude 36.0713348 North, depth = 3.58 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73460811. Unique identifier: nc73460811.
Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soledad, Lemoore Station, Cambria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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