A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.75 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Event id: ci38905359. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38905359. Global time and date of event 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 05:34:54 / October 18, 2019 @ 5:34 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:34:54 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.9 km, -117.5851669° West, 35.7784996° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.9 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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