A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Aguanga in California on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.62 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10003p20. Event ids that are associated: us10003p20, ci37476536. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:29:50 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 05:29:50 / October 16, 2015 @ 5:29 am. Exact location, longitude -116.7574° West, latitude 33.2591° North, depth = 7.62 km.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lomas de Santa Anita, Tecate, Beaumont. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SSE of Aguanga, California.
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