A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Julian in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -116.6593323 West, latitude 33.1349983 North, depth = 2.46 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 10:06:00 / October 18, 2017 @ 10:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.46 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:06:00 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38027432. Event ids that are associated: ci38027432.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Delicias, Pórticos de San Antonio, Lakeland Village.
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 four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km NW of Julian, CA.
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