A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pedley in CA on Thursday. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:03:43 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 10:03:43 / July 9, 2020 @ 10:03 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.79 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci39285575. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39285575. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4601669° West, 33.9228325° North, depth 4.79 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was North Glendale, Gardena, West Athens (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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. 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: 6 km SSE of Pedley, CA.
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