A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Thousand Palms in CA on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -116.2183304° West, 33.8969994° North, depth 4.06 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:37:27 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 19:37:27 / August 27, 2018 @ 7:37 pm. Unique identifier: ci38260864. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38260864. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.06 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yucaipa (c. 51 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calimesa, Yucaipa, Big Bear Lake (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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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