A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km ENE of Independence, CA (33 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.47 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:03:39 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72793691, nn00587028, ci37866344. Id of event: ci37866344. Exact location, longitude -117.6575° West, latitude 37.0035° North, depth = 0.47 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 13:03:39 / April 25, 2017 @ 1:03 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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