A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -117.5823364° West, 35.7018318° North, depth 2.12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 22:13:39 / July 17, 2020 @ 10:13 pm. Event id: ci38595986. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38595986. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.12 km (1 miles). The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:13:39 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NE of Ridgecrest, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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