A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Johannesburg in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 06:15:11 / February 15, 2017 @ 6:15 am. Exact location of event, depth 0.73 km, -117.2819977° West, 35.2050018° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.73 km (0 miles). The 3.51-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:15:11 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37583871. Id of event: ci37583871.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lake Los Angeles, Apple Valley, Victorville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 37 km ESE of Johannesburg, CA.
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