A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:41:05 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.7078323° West, latitude 35.8665009° North, depth = 5.91 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 10:41:05 / December 30, 2019 @ 10:41 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39017359. Id of event: ci39017359. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.91 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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