A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Trona in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 12:08:30 / August 16, 2020 @ 12:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.44 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.44 km, -117.0220032° West, 35.9570007° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39346591. Unique identifier: ci39346591. The temblor was detected at 12:08:30 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km NE of Trona, CA.
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