A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Coso Junction in California on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 08:41:58 / February 17, 2016 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 2.41 km, -117.8918333° West, 36.0055° North. Event id: ci37525128. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37525128. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.41 km (1 miles). The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:41:58 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter).
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). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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