A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:04:06 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.28 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.28 km, -117.6426667° West, 35.8276667° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39362087. Unique identifier: ci39362087. Global time and date of event 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 15:04:06 / August 27, 2020 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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