A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Johannesburg in CA on Saturday. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:06:56 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.68 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 00:06:56 / June 4, 2017 @ 12:06 am. Exact location, longitude -117.7125015° West, latitude 35.3973351° North, depth = 6.68 km. Unique identifier: ci37661159. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37661159, nc72810031.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Golden Hills, Tehachapi, Rosamond (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km WNW of Johannesburg, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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