A minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 00:09:12 / August 19, 2019 @ 12:09 am. The 3.62-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:12 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.97 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38983016. Unique identifier: ci38983016. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4658356 West, latitude 35.6696663 North, depth = 7.97 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, 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.
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