A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Castaic in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.39 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17.39 km, -118.6341629° West, 34.5078316° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 13:42:53 / February 21, 2020 @ 1:42 pm. The 3.52-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:42:53 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39079535. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39079535.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Glendale (c. 191 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Oxnard Shores (c. 187 200 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Santa Clarita (c. 176 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Puente, Covina, West Carson (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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