A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sky Valley in California. Exact location, longitude -116.3178329° West, latitude 33.954834° North, depth = 7.09 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 04:08:01 / March 16, 2018 @ 4:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.09 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:08:01 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37894911. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37894911.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Redlands (c. 68 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yucaipa (c. 51 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Redlands, Nuevo, Homeland (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 7 km NNE of Sky Valley, California.
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