A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lake Elsinore in CA. Exact location, longitude -117.4341667° West, latitude 33.7028333° North, depth = 8.74 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 09:44:53 / October 31, 2019 @ 9:44 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.74 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci38924479. Event ids that are associated: ci38924479. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:44:53 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was South Gate, Big Bear Lake, East Los Angeles.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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