A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 09:33:32 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci38700151. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38700151. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/08/19 / 2019-08-06 17:33:32 / August 6, 2019 @ 5:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.5381699° West, 35.6766663° North, depth 7.28 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.28 km (5 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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