A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39005887. Unique identifier: ci39005887. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:05:26 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.26 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.7098312° West, latitude 35.9118347° North, depth = 2.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 20:05:26 / December 19, 2019 @ 8:05 pm.
The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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