A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Lopez Point in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.17 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:45:38 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -121.4676666° West, 35.841835° North, depth 1.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 08:45:38 / February 28, 2021 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. Event id: nc73529196. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1614501940, nc73529196.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Osos, Atascadero, Morro Bay (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Atascadero (c. 28 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Paso Robles (c. 27 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soledad (c. 25 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Greenfield (c. 16 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Los Osos (c. 14 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from King City (c. 12 900 pop).
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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km SSE of Lopez Point, CA.
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