A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Trona in CA on Saturday. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:12:16 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.36 km, -117.4049988° West, 35.6011658° North. Event id: ci38613055. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38613055. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.36 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 21:12:16 / July 20, 2019 @ 9:12 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 18 km S of Trona, CA.
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