A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Santa Cruz Is. (E end) in CA on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/19 / 2019-05-03 04:11:18 / May 3, 2019 @ 4:11 am. Event id: ci38343375. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38343375. Exact location of earthquake, -119.3048325° West, 33.8129997° North, depth 0.06 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.06 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:11:18 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (28 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Thousand Oaks (c. 126 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Simi Valley (c. 124 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ventura (c. 96 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Monica, Canoga Park, Santa Barbara. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 31 km SE of Santa Cruz Is. (E end), CA.
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