A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Westwood in California on Monday. Global time and date of event 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 06:20:44 / September 19, 2017 @ 6:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:20:44 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37766535. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37766535, nc72894936. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.09 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.4778366 West, latitude 34.0941658 North, depth = 10.09 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piñon Hills, Mira Monte, Lake Los Angeles.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 6 km NW of Westwood, California.
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