A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Avalon in California. The temblor was picked up at 17:45:05 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of -0.13 km (-0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 01:45:05 / April 8, 2016 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37546656. Unique identifier: ci37546656. Exact location of earthquake, -118.0218353° West, 33.197834° North, depth -0.13 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Huntington Beach (c. 190 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Mirada, La Jolla, Redondo Beach (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km ESE of Avalon, California.
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