A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The temblor was detected at 00:32:50 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 00:32:50 / March 3, 2020 @ 12:32 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.87 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -117.7053299 West, latitude 35.8983345 North, depth = 3.87 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39089007. Unique identifier: ci39089007.
Nearby 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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
Each 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 19 km ESE of Little Lake, CA.
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