A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.34 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 00:56:14 / August 16, 2019 @ 12:56 am. Unique identifier: ci38973744. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38973744. The temblor was reported at 16:56:14 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.4293365° West, 35.6346664° North, depth 6.34 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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