A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ludlow in California on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37527672. Unique identifier: ci37527672. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.36 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 03:27:35 / February 23, 2016 @ 3:27 am. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:27:35 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -116.2454987° West, 34.6936684° North, depth 2.36 km.
Epicenter of the event 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 (46 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Yucca Valley (c. 20 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Big Bear City (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barstow Heights, Fort Irwin, Barstow (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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