A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Id of earthquake: ci38924447. Event ids that are associated: ci38924447. The temblor was picked up at 00:49:14 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 08:49:14 / October 31, 2019 @ 8:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5115 West, latitude 35.667 North, depth = 8.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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