A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Anza in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -116.7030029° West, 33.5788345° North, depth 13.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.83 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 01:57:52 / September 2, 2016 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:57:52 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37466951. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37466951.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colton, Big Bear City, Highland. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 4 km NW of Anza, CA.
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