A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 02:47:44 / July 13, 2019 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.04 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:47:44 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38554623. Unique identifier: ci38554623. Exact location of event, depth 9.04 km, -117.5378333° West, 35.6636667° North.
The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days six hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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