A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ci37699176. Event ids that are associated: nc72702081, ci37699176. Global time and date of event 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 01:41:22 / September 25, 2016 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:41:22 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.6825027° West, latitude 35.8978348° North, depth = 2.25 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.25 km (1 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.
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