A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lake Henshaw in California. The temblor was detected at 22:29:51 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -116.7896667 West, latitude 33.2711667 North, depth = 8.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 05:29:51 / October 16, 2015 @ 5:29 am. Id of earthquake: ci37476536. Event ids that are associated: us10003p20, ci37476536. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.55 km (5 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coto De Caza, Imperial Beach, Lomas de Santa Anita.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NW of Lake Henshaw, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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