A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. The temblor was detected at 12:32:47 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39649656. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39649656. Exact location, longitude -117.5481644° West, latitude 35.6409988° North, depth = 4.66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 12:32:47 / October 2, 2020 @ 12:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.66 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 11 km (7 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel anything?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km E of Ridgecrest, CA.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.