A light earthquake magnitude 4.59 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -117.6006699° West, 35.604332° North, depth 1.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.03 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38443607. Unique identifier: ci38443607. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 18:39:44 / July 4, 2019 @ 6:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:39:44 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 7 km (4 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosamond, Golden Hills, Barstow Heights.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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