A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.71 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 16:33:31 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.8675003° West, latitude 36.1086655° North, depth = 1.16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 00:33:31 / March 8, 2020 @ 12:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.16 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: ci38387018. Event ids that are associated: ci38387018.
The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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