A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37423493. Id of event: ci37423493. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.4 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 11:50:55 / August 15, 2019 @ 11:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8478333° West, 36.0781667° North, depth 2.4 km. The temblor was detected at 03:50:55 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA.
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