A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Johannesburg in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.97 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 10:55:44 / October 26, 2019 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ci38917943. Event ids that are associated: ci38917943. Exact location of event, depth 1.97 km, -117.8658371° West, 35.3494987° North. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:55:44 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lancaster, Alta Sierra, Bear Valley Springs (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-six 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km W of Johannesburg, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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