A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Barstow in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.39 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.39 km, -117.2983333° West, 34.8963333° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 20:26:28 / December 25, 2020 @ 8:26 pm. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:26:28 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39504031. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39504031.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hesperia (c. 90 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lancaster, Rosamond, Crestline (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 25 km W of Barstow, CA.
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