A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Aguanga in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 15:30:07 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -116.8018341 West, latitude 33.4961662 North, depth = 3.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.89 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/18 / 2018-04-25 23:30:07 / April 25, 2018 @ 11:30 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37924015. Id of event: ci37924015.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan Capistrano, Colton, Highland (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 8 km NE of Aguanga, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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