A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lytle Creek in CA on Thursday. Global time and date of event 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 09:56:27 / December 12, 2019 @ 9:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: ci39227960. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39227960. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4526672° West, 34.2683334° North, depth 10.5 km. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:56:27 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lancaster, Walnut Park, South Gate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km ENE of Lytle Creek, CA.
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