A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.83 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Johannesburg in California on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 03:55:16 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.31 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/15 / 2015-12-26 11:55:16 / December 26, 2015 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ci37506120. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37506120. Exact location of event, longitude -117.2781677 West, latitude 35.2108345 North, depth = 0.31 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hesperia (c. 90 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hesperia, Lake Los Angeles, Apple Valley (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 37 km ESE of Johannesburg, California.
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