A light earthquake with magnitude 4.12 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Morongo Valley in CA on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 17:56:59 / December 28, 2016 @ 5:56 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.12 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10.12 km, -116.7074966° West, 34.151001° North. Id of earthquake: ci37772688. Event ids that are associated: ci37772688. The 4.12-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:56:59 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ontario (c. 163 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piñon Hills, Montclair, Barstow (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 16 km NW of Morongo Valley, CA.
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