A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 17 km N of Olancha, CA (11 miles) on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:31:13 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.38 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39488679. Id of event: ci39488679. Exact location of event, longitude -117.9956665 West, latitude 36.4329987 North, depth = 3.38 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 22:31:13 / December 8, 2020 @ 10:31 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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