A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ventura in CA on Friday. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:55:02 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 21:55:02 / November 8, 2019 @ 9:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -119.2825012 West, latitude 34.2751656 North, depth = 12.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.73 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: ci38232922. Event ids that are associated: ci38232922.
Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Valencia (c. 148 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Van Nuys (c. 136 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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