A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ludlow in California on Tuesday. Event id: ci37295151. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37295151. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 19:11:41 / January 12, 2016 @ 7:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:11:41 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.76 km, -116.2363333° West, 34.6953333° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.76 km (2 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barstow, Fort Irwin, Big Bear City. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Twentynine Palms (c. 25 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yucca Valley (c. 20 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Big Bear City (c. 12 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km WSW of Ludlow, California.
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