A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Kernville in California on Sunday. Id of earthquake: ci37837119. Event ids that are associated: nc72944106, ci37837119. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/17 / 2017-12-25 06:42:57 / December 25, 2017 @ 6:42 am. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:42:57 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.392334° West, latitude 36.0048332° North, depth = 0.38 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.38 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodlake, Ridgecrest, Exeter. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lindsay (c. 11 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Exeter (c. 10 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Woodlake (c. 7 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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