A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Joshua Tree in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.2768326 West, latitude 33.9763336 North, depth = 2.78 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 21:59:42 / September 13, 2017 @ 9:59 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:59:42 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37762351. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37762351. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.78 km (2 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yucaipa (c. 51 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucerne Valley, Homeland, Mentone (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km S of Joshua Tree, CA.
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