A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Boron in CA on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.94 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.609° West, 35.0295° North, depth 1.94 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39466911. Id of event: ci39466911. The temblor was picked up at 10:56:38 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 10:56:38 / November 16, 2020 @ 10:56 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tehachapi, Vincent, Oak Hills (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Palmdale (c. 152 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hesperia (c. 90 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km NE of Boron, CA.
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