A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA on Saturday. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:16:05 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 12:16:05 / February 17, 2018 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ci38110632. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38110632. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.06 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.42 West, latitude 33.4108333 North, depth = 14.06 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eucalyptus Hills, Poway, Menifee (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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