A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Johannesburg in CA. Event id: ci39083439. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39083439. The temblor was detected at 14:35:19 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8198318 West, latitude 35.3574982 North, depth = 1.47 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 22:35:19 / February 25, 2020 @ 10:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.47 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lancaster, Alta Sierra, Bear Valley Springs (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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