A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Bear City in California. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 08:17:33 / December 10, 2015 @ 8:17 am. The temblor was reported at 00:17:33 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.87 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37500544. Unique identifier: ci37500544. Exact location, longitude -116.8546677° West, latitude 34.3208351° North, depth = 1.87 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Home Gardens, Ontario, Norco.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km N of Big Bear City, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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