A minor earthquake magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.14 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.14 km, -117.5926666° West, 35.7463341° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 13:11:08 / October 1, 2019 @ 1:11 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:11:08 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39103680. Id of event: ci39103680.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NNE of Ridgecrest, CA.
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