A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coso Junction in California on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 0.16 km, -117.982666° West, 36.1463318° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.16 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:51:55 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 19:51:55 / December 29, 2015 @ 7:51 pm. Unique identifier: ci37507424. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37507424.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NNW of Coso Junction, California.
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