A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.92 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38971232. Id of event: ci38971232. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.59 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 11:50:24 / August 15, 2019 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:50:24 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.8615036° West, latitude 36.0793343° North, depth = 1.59 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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