A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.53 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.53 km, -117.7013321° West, 35.8696671° North. The temblor was picked up at 14:30:10 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 14:30:10 / August 22, 2020 @ 2:30 pm. Event id: ci39355943. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39355943.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 20 km ESE of Little Lake, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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