A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Anza in CA. The temblor was reported at 07:29:31 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 15:29:31 / December 25, 2016 @ 3:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13.52 km, -116.5976639° West, 33.5880013° North. Id of earthquake: ci37770816. Event ids that are associated: ci37770816. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.52 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colton, Eucalyptus Hills, Alpine (min 5000 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 8 km ENE of Anza, CA.
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