A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 11:13:40 / December 12, 2019 @ 11:13 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.12 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:13:40 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci39228040. Event ids that are associated: ci39228040. Exact location of earthquake, -117.5213318° West, 35.6743317° North, depth 9.12 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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