A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Trona in CA on Friday. Id of earthquake: ci39002432. Event ids that are associated: ci39002432. The temblor was detected at 12:23:32 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.2580032° West, 35.9148331° North, depth 1.15 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 20:23:32 / August 23, 2019 @ 8:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.15 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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