A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Idyllwild in CA. Global time and date of event 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 15:14:12 / June 18, 2017 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:14:12 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37912624. Id of event: ci37912624. Exact location of earthquake, -116.7576675° West, 33.6775017° North, depth 15.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles).
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poway, Foothill Ranch, Twentynine Palms (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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