A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ojai in CA. Event id: ci38317760. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38317760. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.07 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 21:44:12 / October 8, 2018 @ 9:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:44:12 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.2361667 West, latitude 34.3925 North, depth = 2.07 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, San Fernando. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km S of Ojai, CA.
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