A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Idyllwild in California on Saturday. Global time and date of event 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 11:43:10 / January 9, 2016 @ 11:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.28 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -116.7750015° West, latitude 33.6643333° North, depth = 2.28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37511280. Unique identifier: ci37511280. The temblor was picked up at 03:43:10 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mission Viejo, San Clemente, Foothill Ranch. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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