A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lucerne Valley in California on Friday. The temblor was detected at 22:13:20 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -116.6316681° West, latitude 34.6090012° North, depth = 2.44 km. Id of earthquake: ci37526424. Event ids that are associated: ci37526424, at00o2u1a7. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.44 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 06:13:20 / February 20, 2016 @ 6:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lucerne Valley in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moreno Valley, Bloomington, Thousand Palms. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Rialto (c. 99 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hesperia (c. 90 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km ENE of Lucerne Valley, California.
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