A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Chatsworth in CA on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.08 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 21:45:40 / May 3, 2020 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:45:40 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38478418. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38478418. Exact location of earthquake, -118.6064987° West, 34.2573318° North, depth 6.08 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from North Glendale (c. 203 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Oxnard (c. 197 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Placentia, Anaheim, La Verne (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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