Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 11 mi northeast of Riverside, California, on Monday, 16 Nov 1.28 am (GMT -8) -

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 11 mi northeast of Riverside, California, on Monday, 16 Nov 1.28 am (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 15 km depth

16 Nov 09:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
16 Nov 17:46: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.7 to 15.1 km (from 9.8 to 9.4 mi).
Update Mon, 16 Nov 2020, 09:33
Small magnitude 3.5 quake hits 42 miles northeast of Anaheim, California early morning
3.5 quake 3km E of Loma Linda, CA, USA, 16 Nov 1.28 am (GMT -8)
3.5 quake 3km E of Loma Linda, CA, USA, 16 Nov 1.28 am (GMT -8)
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.5 quake in the California near the town of Loma Linda only 5 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Monday 16 November 2020 at 1.28 am local time at a shallow depth of 9.8 miles. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.5 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Loma Linda (pop. 24,000) located 2 miles from the epicenter, Redlands (pop. 71,000) 3 miles away, Grand Terrace (pop. 12,500) 5 miles away, Colton (pop. 54,600) 5 miles away, San Bernardino (pop. 216,100) 5 miles away, and Riverside (pop. 322,400) 11 miles away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Anaheim (pop. 350,700) located 42 miles from the epicenter, and Santa Ana (pop. 335,400) 42 miles away.
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Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 09:28:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 16 Nov 1.28 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 15.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.04333°N / 117.23317°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SE of Loma Linda (San Bernardino County) (pop: 24,000)
9 km (6 mi) SE of San Bernardino (pop: 216,100)
12 km (7 mi) N of Moreno Valley (Riverside County) (pop: 204,200)
18 km (11 mi) NE of Riverside (pop: 322,400)
19 km (12 mi) SE of Fontana (San Bernardino County) (pop: 207,500)
93 km (58 mi) E of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900)
148 km (92 mi) N of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
633 km (393 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.415 km3km E of Loma Linda, CA, USAUSGS
M 3.516 kmGREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIF., USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (75)

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Murrieta, ca (151.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Quick loud strong jolt that lasted for a couple seconds. Very weird. | 4 users found this interesting.
Arrowhead farms / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I was just about to drift off to sleep when felt a shake and heard something move just a bit on my shelf. I got up and checked online to make sure I didn't need to spray my house with some holy water. | 3 users found this interesting.
Riverside, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : I heard a low rumble first then after a few seconds the house shook a bit then the rumble seemed to continue away. | 2 users found this interesting.
Moreno valley (12.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake : Was asleep and felt my bed jolt quickly. Sounded like an explosion | 2 users found this interesting.
Highland, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : The ground beneath my feet felt a quick vèry quick vibrating more like a RATTLED THE WALLS AROUND MY ROOM AND SOUNDED LIKE SOMETHNG WAS DROPPED IN THE ATTIC CEILING ABOVE ME THAT IT RATTLED OR JOLTED THE GROUND THAT. | One user found this interesting.
Rancho Cucamonga (35.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I was sitting in bed and it felt like someone was shaking it, but only for a few seconds. It was a little aggressive but it did not last long so I was not very alarmed.
24.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Quick jolt like a bomb | One user found this interesting.
FONTANA,CA Anthony Flores / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was up and heard the windows rattling, I felt the bed shake and told my lady. .I think there was a earthquake
San Bernardino, CA 92405 (13 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump : Absolutely felt, dog woke, ears perked. I was not quite asleep. Sleeping husband didn’t wake.
San Bernardino, CA 92405 (13 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump : Absolutely felt, dog woke, ears perked. I was not quite asleep. Sleeping husband didn’t wake.
San Bernardino, CA 92405 (13 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump : Absolutely felt, dog woke, ears perked. I was not quite asleep. Sleeping husband didn’t wake.
Riverside (26.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Riverside (26.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me out of a dead sleep. (reported through our app)
1826 Dale Lane, San Bernardino, CA 92404 (20.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I felt the whole house shudder in quick succession.
Victorville (54.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
39.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Felt the house barely shake, and heard it creak.
Downtow Riverside Ca. (14.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / very short : I felt one god jolt on second floor in bed
2.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Eastvale I felt it (33.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Colton, CA (10.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
17.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
53.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
21.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
92508 (18.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Perris (30.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short (reported through our app)
92.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Rancho Cucamonga (30.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Perris / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Canyon lake / not felt / single vertical bump / very short
107 W Transit St., Ontario, CA 91762 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Jurupa Valley / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Apple Valley CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Just felt a quick jolt. In second story home so felt sway.
Perris / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Corona / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Redlands / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / very short : Felt like a sudden loud jolt!
Moreno Valley / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : no hubo remezon solo un movimiento en seco
Redlands, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like a jolt
Loma Linda, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was in bed, but awake and heard a rattle and could feel some shaking for only about 5 seconds.
107 W Transit St., Ontario, CA 91762 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Riverside / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Canyon lake / not felt / single vertical bump / very short
Colton, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Highland ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Murrieta / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Redlands, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Redlands ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Rialto / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Very short vibration. We weren’t sure if it was wind or an earthquake.
Upland Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating
Colton / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Rancho Cucamonga / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Redlands / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / very short : Felt like a sudden loud jolt!
Rancho Cucamonga, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Heard some light rattling, then felt a sudden jolt.
Pomona / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Fontana ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Moreno Valley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Felt it too! Moreno Valley
San bernardino / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
LOMA LINDA / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Menifee / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Woke me up, felt rumbling and vibrating.
92335 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Redlands, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short
loma linda / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s
San bernardino / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake
Loma linda, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Loma Linda / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : Woke me up
Riverside / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Loma Linda / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Murrieta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Bernardino ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Eastvale / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
Redlands, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Chino hills / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Riverside / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Riverside / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Fontana ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Muscoy / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Everyone in the house felt it.
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