A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/19 / 2019-08-25 02:05:32 / August 25, 2019 @ 2:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.03 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: ci39006440. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39006440. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5503311 West, latitude 35.7159996 North, depth = 5.03 km. The temblor was reported at 18:05:32 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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