A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from New Idria in CA on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73470691. Unique identifier: nc73470691. The temblor was detected at 12:18:05 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.96 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 3.96 km, -120.6476669° West, 36.4248352° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 12:18:05 / October 14, 2020 @ 12:18 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Los Banos (c. 36 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Avenal (c. 15 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kerman (c. 13 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Banos, Gonzales, Lemoore Station (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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