A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tehachapi in CA. The temblor was detected at 06:56:47 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37568120. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37568120, nc72635950. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.79 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/16 / 2016-05-15 13:56:47 / May 15, 2016 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.4876667 West, latitude 35.0073333 North, depth = 7.79 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Palmdale (c. 152 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lake Los Angeles, Rosedale, Greenacres.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SSW of Tehachapi, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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