A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Julian in CA on Tuesday. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:29 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37586695. Event ids that are associated: ci37586695. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.98 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 15:27:29 / February 21, 2017 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -116.5285034° West, latitude 33.1431656° North, depth = 7.98 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camp Pendleton South, Coronado, Oceanside (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 10 km NE of Julian, CA.
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