A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km ESE of Big Pine, CA (22 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 20:25:55 / April 18, 2016 @ 8:25 pm. Exact location, longitude -117.8941667° West, latitude 37.0793333° North, depth = -0.27 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00540953, us20005jky, ci37138884, nc72623960. Unique identifier: ci37138884. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:25:55 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.27 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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