A light earthquake magnitude 4.27 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 03:59:14 / July 18, 2019 @ 3:59 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38593535. Id of event: ci38593535. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.29 km (1 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:59:14 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.29 km, -117.8933334° West, 36.1111679° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km NE of Coso Junction, CA.
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