A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ridgecrest in California. Exact location of event, longitude -117.5782 West, latitude 35.6215 North, depth = 9.7 km. Unique identifier: us70004a0n. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38443207, us70004a0n. The temblor was reported at 09:38:47 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 17:38:47 / July 4, 2019 @ 5:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and fourty-four, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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