A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Granada Hills in California. Exact location of event, depth 13.47 km, -118.5578308° West, 34.3273315° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 04:50:07 / April 5, 2016 @ 4:50 am. Id of earthquake: ci37327247. Event ids that are associated: ci37327247. The temblor was reported at 21:50:07 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.47 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claremont, Placentia, Westminster (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 8 km NW of Granada Hills, California.
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