A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. Exact location of event, depth 0.83 km, -117.8623352° West, 36.0811653° North. The temblor was detected at 20:01:27 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci38974200. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38974200. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.83 km (1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 04:01:27 / August 16, 2019 @ 4:01 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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