A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Yucca Valley in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.04 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:13:41 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.04 km, -116.3933334° West, 34.0509987° North. Unique identifier: ci37298447. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37298447. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 18:13:41 / January 21, 2016 @ 6:13 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Menifee, Moreno Valley, Lake Arrowhead. Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Menifee (c. 77 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Redlands (c. 68 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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