A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -117.6233368 West, latitude 35.7963333 North, depth = 3.44 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39090087. Unique identifier: ci39090087. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 10:01:31 / March 4, 2020 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:01:31 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.44 km (2 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest.
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 five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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