A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Castaic in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 19:46:55 / August 27, 2017 @ 7:46 pm. Exact location, longitude -118.6418304° West, latitude 34.508667° North, depth = 17.3 km. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:46:55 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37985792. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37985792. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.3 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Covina, West Carson, Glendora.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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