A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Bear Lake in California. Exact location, longitude -116.9113312° West, latitude 34.1181679° North, depth = 7.42 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37476904. Id of event: ci37476904. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:31:59 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.42 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 02:31:59 / October 17, 2015 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diamond Bar, Rancho Santa Margarita, Portola Hills (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km S of Big Bear Lake, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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