A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Thousand Palms in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.54 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: ci37663951. Event ids that are associated: ci37663951. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 13:30:49 / June 7, 2017 @ 1:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:30:49 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -116.2060013 West, latitude 33.8926659 North, depth = 8.54 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yucaipa (c. 51 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yucaipa, Big Bear Lake, Hemet.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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