A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Gardena in CA. Id of earthquake: ci37695680. Event ids that are associated: ci37695680. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.28 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:18 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 16:31:18 / September 20, 2016 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 11.28 km, -118.3068314° West, 33.9165001° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fillmore, Pedley, Glen Avon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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