A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Tuesday. Event id: ci37602474. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37602474. The temblor was detected at 08:11:16 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.12 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/19 / 2019-04-02 16:11:16 / April 2, 2019 @ 4:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6868333 West, latitude 36.064 North, depth = -0.12 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 24 km E of Coso Junction, CA.
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