A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 18:39:39 / February 21, 2020 @ 6:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:39:39 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.67 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39079791. Id of event: ci39079791. Exact location of event, depth 8.67 km, -117.5298309° West, 35.6715012° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA.
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