A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Coso Junction in CA on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39202447. Id of event: ci39202447. The temblor was reported at 17:46:56 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 01:46:56 / May 16, 2020 @ 1:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.75 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.75 km, -117.9263306° West, 36.1536674° North.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-eight 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.
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