A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from China Lake Acres in California on Friday. Id of earthquake: ci37899039. Event ids that are associated: ci37899039. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8239975 West, latitude 35.3979988 North, depth = 6.7 km. The temblor was reported at 00:49:25 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 08:49:25 / March 23, 2018 @ 8:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Rosamond, Golden Hills.
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km SSW of China Lake Acres, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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