A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 17:09:22 / July 21, 2019 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:09:22 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.24 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5438309 West, latitude 35.6981659 North, depth = 9.24 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38618447. Unique identifier: ci38618447.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days eight hundred and one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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