A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coso Junction in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/15 / 2015-07-05 05:57:18 / July 5, 2015 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ci37198247. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37198247. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:57:18 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.95 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.95 km, -117.8584976° West, 36.1290016° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 12 km NE of Coso Junction, California.
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