A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Lopez Point in CA on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 0.86 km, -121.4530029° West, 35.8541679° North. The temblor was detected at 08:48:19 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nc73529201. Unique identifier: nc73529201. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 08:48:19 / February 28, 2021 @ 8:48 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.86 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from King City (c. 12 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Morro Bay (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Templeton, Paso Robles (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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