A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/16 / 2016-08-06 14:39:18 / August 6, 2016 @ 2:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.41 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci37437039. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37437039. The temblor was picked up at 07:39:18 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.4205017 West, latitude 33.1663322 North, depth = 12.41 km.
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vista (c. 93 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was National City, Garnet, Encinitas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSW of Borrego Springs, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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