A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Jacinto in CA on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.15 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:37:45 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 07:37:45 / December 15, 2017 @ 7:37 am. Id of earthquake: ci37830143. Event ids that are associated: ci37830143. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.9693333 West, latitude 33.8361667 North, depth = 11.15 km.
Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Bernardino (c. 209 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Fontana (c. 196 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Rancho Cucamonga (c. 165 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laguna Niguel, North Tustin, Apple Valley (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 6 km N of San Jacinto, CA.
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