A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8638306 West, latitude 36.0779991 North, depth = 1.71 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:52:26 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.71 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38969336. Id of event: ci38969336. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 22:52:26 / August 14, 2019 @ 10:52 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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