A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:47:33 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 20:47:33 / December 9, 2019 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.75 km (2 miles). Event id: ci39223768. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39223768. Exact location, longitude -117.6884995° West, latitude 35.8803329° North, depth = 3.75 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one thousand earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.
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