A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Carpinteria in CA on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 03:10:49 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 11:10:49 / January 27, 2019 @ 11:10 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ci38207119. Event ids that are associated: ci38207119. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.03 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -119.5913333° West, latitude 34.2788333° North, depth = 1.03 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Simi Valley (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Simi Valley (c. 124 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 15 km SSW of Carpinteria, CA.
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