A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The temblor was picked up at 05:16:50 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.4736633° West, latitude 35.6586685° North, depth = 4.14 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38580911. Unique identifier: ci38580911. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.14 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 13:16:50 / July 16, 2019 @ 1:16 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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