A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA. The 3.66-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:51:16 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 12:51:16 / March 7, 2020 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -117.8653336° West, latitude 36.1113319° North, depth = 1.43 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.43 km (1 miles). Event id: ci38386410. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38386410.
Nearby 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 Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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