A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Searles Valley in California on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.41 km (-0 miles). Unique identifier: ci37898863. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37898863. The temblor was detected at 14:57:55 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5739975 West, latitude 36.2328339 North, depth = -0.41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 22:57:55 / March 22, 2018 @ 10:57 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Event epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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