A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 15:23:04 / August 9, 2019 @ 3:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38948320. Id of event: ci38948320. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.12 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:23:04 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.5384979 West, latitude 35.6826668 North, depth = 5.12 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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