A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ludlow in California. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:19:52 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37527664. Id of event: ci37527664. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 03:19:52 / February 23, 2016 @ 3:19 am. Exact location of event, depth 1.38 km, -116.2433319° West, 34.6956673° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.38 km (1 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 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 (46 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yucca Valley (c. 20 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Big Bear City (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Desert Hot Springs, Big Bear Lake, Barstow Heights.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km WSW of Ludlow, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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