A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Seal Beach in CA on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/16 / 2016-10-06 20:54:49 / October 6, 2016 @ 8:54 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:54:49 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -118.1238327 West, latitude 33.7696648 North, depth = 12.19 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37711808. Unique identifier: ci37711808. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.19 km (8 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mead Valley, Westlake Village, Bloomington (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 4 km NNW of Seal Beach, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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