A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ludlow in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.96 km (1 miles). The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:15:09 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37298159. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37298159. Exact location, longitude -116.2433319° West, latitude 34.6889992° North, depth = 0.96 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 21:15:09 / January 20, 2016 @ 9:15 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barstow Heights, Fort Irwin, Barstow (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Twentynine Palms (c. 25 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yucca Valley (c. 20 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Big Bear City (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 nearby.
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