A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Thursday. Global time and date of event 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 10:49:02 / December 5, 2019 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39217824. Unique identifier: ci39217824. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.17 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4366684 West, latitude 35.5563316 North, depth = 3.17 km. The temblor was reported at 02:49:02 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km ESE of Ridgecrest, CA.
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