A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Johannesburg in CA. Id of earthquake: ci38990112. Event ids that are associated: ci38990112. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4101639° West, 35.515667° North, depth 7.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.86 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/19 / 2019-08-20 23:46:56 / August 20, 2019 @ 11:46 pm. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:46:56 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barstow Heights, Barstow, Fort Irwin.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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