A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39221464. Unique identifier: ci39221464. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 00:19:08 / December 8, 2019 @ 12:19 am. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:19:08 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.6106667° West, latitude 35.7873333° North, depth = 3.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.97 km (2 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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