A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Adelanto in California. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4810028° West, 34.6738319° North, depth 6.99 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.99 km (4 miles). The 3.24-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:58:41 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 11:58:41 / April 6, 2016 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci37328087. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37328087.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chino Hills, West Covina, Baldwin Park. Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ontario (c. 163 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km NNW of Adelanto, California.
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