A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.05 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38923807. Unique identifier: ci38923807. The temblor was reported at 14:57:26 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.5273361° West, 35.5475006° North, depth 4.05 km. Global time and date of event 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 22:57:26 / October 30, 2019 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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