A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Trona in CA. Event id: ci39296600. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39296600. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 18:57:27 / February 8, 2020 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:57:27 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.3765° West, latitude 35.5303333° North, depth = 6.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.56 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Fort Irwin, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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