A minor earthquake magnitude 3.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ludlow in California. The 3.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:32:16 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -116.2376633° West, latitude 34.6959991° North, depth = 2.03 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37299263. Id of event: ci37299263. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.03 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 15:32:16 / January 24, 2016 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Apple Valley, Desert Hot Springs, Big Bear Lake. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Desert Hot Springs (c. 25 900 pop), 65 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), 67 km (42 miles) from Yucca Valley (c. 20 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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