A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 19:47:53 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38457687. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38457687, us70004bpa. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:47:53 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.37 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.7458333° West, 35.903° North, depth 3.37 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from East Porterville (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was East Porterville, Golden Hills, Tehachapi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and sixty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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