A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. The temblor was picked up at 18:45:36 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72929265, ci37817055. Id of event: ci37817055. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.98 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0016667 West, latitude 36.067 North, depth = 2.98 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 02:45:36 / November 23, 2017 @ 2:45 am.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 5 km WNW of Coso Junction, CA.
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