A minor earthquake magnitude 3.92 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39214247. Id of event: ci39214247. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 12:55:09 / May 24, 2020 @ 12:55 pm. The 3.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:55:09 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.7180023° West, 35.8720016° North, depth 7 km.
The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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