A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:58:36 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38912351. Event ids that are associated: ci38912351. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.65 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.7018356° West, latitude 35.8968315° North, depth = 2.65 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 05:58:36 / October 23, 2019 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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