A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ontario in California on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.59 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/01/18 / 2018-01-01 01:35:34 / January 1, 2018 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 4.59 km, -117.5895004° West, 34.0343323° North. Id of earthquake: ci37844303. Event ids that are associated: ci37844303. The temblor was reported at 17:35:34 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sherman Oaks, Marina del Rey, Fallbrook. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ESE of Ontario, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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