A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4516678 West, latitude 35.5410004 North, depth = 4.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.21 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 15:19:22 / September 21, 2019 @ 3:19 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:19:22 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38850247. Event ids that are associated: ci38850247.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 22 km ESE of Ridgecrest, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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