A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/19 / 2019-07-07 22:35:23 / July 7, 2019 @ 10:35 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.89 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.6583333° West, 35.8211667° North, depth 5.89 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:23 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38480463. Unique identifier: ci38480463.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-nine, in the last 10 days six hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days six hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 22 km N of Ridgecrest, CA.
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