A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.69 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39000512. Unique identifier: ci39000512. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5348358 West, latitude 35.6585007 North, depth = 8.69 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 10:22:22 / August 23, 2019 @ 10:22 am. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:22:22 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 13 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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