A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ludlow in California on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 03:06:45 / February 23, 2016 @ 3:06 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.06 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.06 km, -116.2368317° West, 34.6959991° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37527656. Id of event: ci37527656. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:06:45 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Big Bear Lake, Barstow Heights, Barstow (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 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), 74 km (46 miles) from Big Bear City (c. 12 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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