A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Little Lake in CA. Global time and date of event 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 11:30:37 / May 24, 2020 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -117.7186661° West, latitude 35.873333° North, depth = 6.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39214127. Id of event: ci39214127. The 3.54-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:30:37 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.31 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km ESE of Little Lake, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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