A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Coso Junction in California. Exact location, longitude -117.6608353° West, latitude 36.0708351° North, depth = 2.25 km. The temblor was detected at 00:35:23 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37548408. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37548408, nc72621055. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.25 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 07:35:23 / April 12, 2016 @ 7:35 am.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 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: 26 km E of Coso Junction, California.
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