A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Compton in CA on Thursday. Unique identifier: ci38905415. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38905415. Exact location, longitude -118.2204971° West, latitude 33.8958321° North, depth = 24.62 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.62 km (15 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:19:51 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 07:19:51 / October 18, 2019 @ 7:19 am.
Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fillmore, Grand Terrace, Phelan.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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