A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Olancha in CA. Id of earthquake: ci38540647. Event ids that are associated: ci38540647. The temblor was detected at 18:18:30 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.8863297° West, 36.1801682° North, depth 0.65 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 02:18:30 / July 12, 2019 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.65 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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