A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Weldon in California on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37714887, nc72850976. Unique identifier: ci37714887. Exact location of event, longitude -118.1481705 West, latitude 35.6226654 North, depth = 8.19 km. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:48:48 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 00:48:48 / July 28, 2017 @ 12:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.19 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bakersfield, Oildale, Lamont. Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lamont (c. 15 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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