A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Johannesburg in California. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37295831. Unique identifier: ci37295831. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 04:23:58 / January 14, 2016 @ 4:23 am. The temblor was reported at 20:23:58 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8095016 West, latitude 35.4071655 North, depth = 5.07 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.07 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lancaster, Bear Valley Springs, Alta Sierra. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km WNW of Johannesburg, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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