A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Lopez Point in CA. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:37:07 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of -0.37 km (-0 miles). Unique identifier: nc73529256. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73529256. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 10:37:07 / February 28, 2021 @ 10:37 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.4421692 West, latitude 35.8580017 North, depth = -0.37 km.
Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from King City (c. 12 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Morro Bay (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morro Bay, Templeton, Paso Robles (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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