A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 23:44:58 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 07:44:58 / July 18, 2019 @ 7:44 am. Exact location of event, depth 1.3 km, -117.8665° West, 36.0811667° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.3 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38594839. Id of event: ci38594839.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 8 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA.
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