A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Fontana in CA on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 17:50:22 / August 19, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4294968° West, 34.112999° North, depth 13.5 km. Event id: ci39584688. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39584688. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:22 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.5 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Clemente, North Glendale, Florence-Graham (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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