A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Julian in CA. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:41:51 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38470576. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38470576. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.89 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -116.4308319 West, latitude 33.0428352 North, depth = 5.89 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 08:41:51 / February 23, 2019 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Diego, Chula Vista, Palm Desert (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 three and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 16 km ESE of Julian, CA.
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