A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 08:22:02 / July 18, 2019 @ 8:22 am. The temblor was detected at 00:22:02 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.83 km (1 miles). Unique identifier: ci38595071. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38595071. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8951645° West, 36.1073341° North, depth 1.83 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km NE of Coso Junction, CA.
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