A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The temblor was detected at 20:08:16 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.96 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 04:08:16 / November 21, 2017 @ 4:08 am. Event id: ci37815783. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37815783. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8168333 West, latitude 35.8566667 North, depth = 2.96 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km SE of Little Lake, CA.
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