A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Banning in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 14:42:34 / January 6, 2016 @ 2:42 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -116.8840027° West, 33.9608345° North, depth 1.55 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.55 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:42:34 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Banning in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ci37510616. Event ids that are associated: at00o0jcuy, ci37510616.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaheim, Azusa, Escondido (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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