A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Inyokern in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7852 West, latitude 35.8318 North, depth = 1.98 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.98 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:15 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 04:50:15 / July 6, 2019 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004bsh. Unique identifier: us70004bsh.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and eighty-three, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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