A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 13:22:35 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.91 km (3 miles). Event id: ci38996984. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38996984. Exact location, longitude -117.7111664° West, latitude 35.8861656° North, depth = 4.91 km. Global time and date of event 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 21:22:35 / August 22, 2019 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km ESE of Little Lake, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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