A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Bodfish in California on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 06:11:15 / June 18, 2017 @ 6:11 am. Exact location of event, depth -0.43 km, -118.4095001° West, 35.4454994° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.43 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci37912472. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37912472. The temblor was reported at 22:11:15 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was McFarland, Shafter, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven 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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