A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38995952. Unique identifier: ci38995952. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:04:28 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.75 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.49 West, latitude 35.6831667 North, depth = 6.75 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 16:04:28 / August 22, 2019 @ 4:04 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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