A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Bear City in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.32 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 17:17:17 / February 21, 2016 @ 5:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -116.8948333° West, 34.3038333° North, depth 5.32 km. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:17:17 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37527112. Event ids that are associated: ci37527112.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Canyon Lake, Rancho Mirage, Home Gardens.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km NW of Big Bear City, California.
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