A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Friday. The temblor was detected at 11:30:47 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39007423. Unique identifier: ci39007423. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 19:30:47 / December 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.18 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.5653305° West, 35.6621666° North, depth 6.18 km.
The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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