A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Grapevine in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 4.8 km, -119.0449982° West, 35.0498352° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci38149752. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38149752. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 16:36:48 / April 16, 2018 @ 4:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:36:48 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Delano (c. 53 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Moorpark (c. 34 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Montecito, Santa Clarita, Moorpark (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 16 km NW of Grapevine, CA.
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