A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 18:27:42 / August 18, 2019 @ 6:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8649979° West, 36.0794983° North, depth 2.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.21 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci38982296. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38982296. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:27:42 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ENE of Coso Junction, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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