A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ridgecrest in California. The temblor was reported at 20:13:07 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.06 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -117.6551 West, latitude 35.6305 North, depth = 3.06 km. Unique identifier: us70004bqm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004bqm, ci38457815. Global time and date of event 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 04:13:07 / July 6, 2019 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barstow, Fort Irwin, Rosamond (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 2 km (1 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days eight hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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