A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8248367° West, 36.1030006° North, depth 1.31 km. Global time and date of event 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 15:57:04 / July 16, 2019 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:57:04 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38581959. Id of event: ci38581959. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.31 km (1 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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