A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Thursday. Unique identifier: ci37664695. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37664695, nc72812386. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.16 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.16 km, -117.8733368° West, 36.0035019° North. The temblor was detected at 00:30:40 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 08:30:40 / June 8, 2017 @ 8:30 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 8 km NNE of Little Lake, CA.
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