A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from La Quinta in CA. Unique identifier: ci38421752. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38421752. Exact location, longitude -116.3311691° West, latitude 33.5236664° North, depth = 11.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:26:41 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 02:26:41 / January 11, 2019 @ 2:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.6 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homeland, Temecula, Beaumont (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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