A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5731667 West, latitude 35.6821667 North, depth = 8.84 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 23:29:28 / October 16, 2019 @ 11:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.84 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39136592. Id of event: ci39136592. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:29:28 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 11 km (7 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). 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).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km NE of Ridgecrest, CA.
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