A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -117.3625031 West, latitude 35.9584999 North, depth = 0.55 km. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:57:03 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 01:57:03 / March 17, 2020 @ 1:57 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38395986. Unique identifier: ci38395986. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.55 km (0 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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