A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Montecito in CA. Event id: ci37865280. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37865280, nc72792966. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.6463318 West, latitude 34.4165001 North, depth = 12.87 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 17:55:55 / April 23, 2017 @ 5:55 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.87 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:55:55 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Westlake Village, Taft, Vandenberg Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Simi Valley (c. 124 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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