A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ridgecrest in California. Exact location of event, depth 4.9 km, -117.5805° West, 35.7472° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004bkq. Id of event: us70004bkq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 00:51:25 / July 6, 2019 @ 12:51 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:51:25 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and nine, in the last 10 days seven hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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