A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ludlow in California on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -116.2350006° West, 34.6925011° North, depth -0.25 km. Global time and date of event 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 13:43:09 / January 20, 2016 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.25 km (-0 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:43:09 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37298055. Event ids that are associated: ci37298055.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Twentynine Palms (c. 25 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barstow Heights, Fort Irwin, Barstow.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km WSW of Ludlow, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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