A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.33 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 11:45:20 / August 19, 2019 @ 11:45 am. Exact location of event, longitude -117.6013336 West, latitude 35.6015015 North, depth = 3.33 km. The temblor was detected at 03:45:20 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38984576. Id of event: ci38984576.
Epicenter of the event was 7 km (4 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fourty-two 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km ESE of Ridgecrest, CA.
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