A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Olancha in CA on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.45 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 19:04:19 / February 18, 2020 @ 7:04 pm. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:04:19 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39075799. Id of event: ci39075799. Exact location of event, depth 1.45 km, -118.12117° West, 36.2013321° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from East Porterville (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was East Porterville, Ridgecrest, Alta Sierra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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