A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6845016 West, latitude 35.8973351 North, depth = 1.97 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 12:59:29 / September 29, 2016 @ 12:59 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:59:29 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37705224. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37705224. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.97 km (1 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.
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