A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.25 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.5530014° West, latitude 35.7233315° North, depth = 3.25 km. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:09:24 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 09:09:24 / September 28, 2019 @ 9:09 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39098264. Unique identifier: ci39098264.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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