A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Trona in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.89 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 09:59:14 / May 9, 2020 @ 9:59 am. Exact location, longitude -117.3361667° West, latitude 35.9566667° North, depth = 2.89 km. Event id: ci38486594. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38486594. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:59:14 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 22 km N of Trona, CA.
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