A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Yucca Valley in California. The temblor was reported at 20:40:59 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -116.4615021° West, latitude 34.4571648° North, depth = 2.48 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37219951. Id of event: ci37219951. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.48 km (2 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/15 / 2015-08-04 03:40:59 / August 4, 2015 @ 3:40 am.
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hesperia (c. 90 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Redlands (c. 68 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Highland (c. 53 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Redlands, Rancho Mirage, Crestline (min 5000 pop). Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 38 km N of Yucca Valley, California.
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