A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 07:58:11 / June 8, 2017 @ 7:58 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72812361, ci37664623. Unique identifier: ci37664623. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8723297° West, 36.001667° North, depth 2.14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.14 km (1 miles). The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:58:11 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter).
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). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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