A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Grapevine in CA. Exact location, longitude -119.0383301° West, latitude 35.0551682° North, depth = 6.05 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:48:47 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39033511. Id of event: ci39033511. Global time and date of event 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 16:48:47 / January 12, 2020 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.05 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fillmore, Castaic, Mira Monte (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wasco (c. 25 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Castaic (c. 19 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NW of Grapevine, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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