A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 23:42:25 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.3 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci38981040. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38981040. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.864502 West, latitude 36.0895004 North, depth = 1.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 07:42:25 / August 18, 2019 @ 7:42 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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