A minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. The temblor was reported at 03:52:54 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5226669 West, latitude 35.6629982 North, depth = 8.99 km. Global time and date of event 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 11:52:54 / March 20, 2020 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.99 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39108583. Id of event: ci39108583.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 15 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA.
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