A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Isla Vista in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.05 km (4 miles). The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:43:29 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.9983368 West, latitude 34.4571648 North, depth = 6.05 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37646991. Id of event: ci37646991. Global time and date of event 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 04:43:29 / May 17, 2017 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nipomo, Guadalupe, Oxnard Shores. The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 99 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Santa Barbara (c. 88 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lompoc (c. 42 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 14 km WNW of Isla Vista, CA.
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