A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tehachapi in CA on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.4465 West, latitude 35.0311667 North, depth = 2.71 km. Event id: ci37674048. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37674048. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.71 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 12:14:30 / August 27, 2016 @ 12:14 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:14:30 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Palmdale (c. 152 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Rosedale, Lake Los Angeles (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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