A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Brea in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.75 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39015759. Id of event: ci39015759. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 17:23:32 / December 28, 2019 @ 5:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8713303° West, 33.9269981° North, depth 7.75 km. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:23:32 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Clarita, Yucaipa, West Hills. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km ENE of Brea, CA.
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