A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa Barbara in CA on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37770624, nc72743170. Unique identifier: ci37770624. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/16 / 2016-12-24 14:15:33 / December 24, 2016 @ 2:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -119.7518311° West, 34.376667° North, depth 10.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.51 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:15:33 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fillmore, Vandenberg Village, Lompoc. Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Camarillo (c. 65 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SW of Santa Barbara, CA.
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