A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:37:25 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.6900024° West, latitude 35.9143333° North, depth = 6.15 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.15 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 05:37:25 / August 23, 2019 @ 5:37 am. Unique identifier: ci38999328. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38999328.
Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, 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 seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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