A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Id of earthquake: ci38919871. Event ids that are associated: ci38919871. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 14:09:12 / October 27, 2019 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:09:12 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.7203333° West, latitude 35.9031667° North, depth = 4.26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.26 km (3 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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