A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.71 km (3 miles). Event id: ci37510559. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37510559. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 01:12:32 / October 24, 2016 @ 1:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.4156647 West, latitude 33.2498322 North, depth = 4.71 km. The temblor was reported at 18:12:32 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lomas de Santa Anita, Murrieta, La Presa. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vista (c. 93 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days eighty 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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