A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Newport Beach in California. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37286999. Unique identifier: ci37286999. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.84 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 6.84 km, -117.8945007° West, 33.6199989° North. The temblor was detected at 15:22:32 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/15 / 2015-12-20 23:22:32 / December 20, 2015 @ 11:22 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sherman Oaks, Muscoy, San Bernardino. The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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