A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ludlow in CA on Thursday. Global time and date of event 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 09:19:35 / October 22, 2020 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci39441199. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39441199. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:19:35 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -116.3428345° West, latitude 34.8601685° North, depth = 4.43 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.43 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lucerne Valley (c. 5 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucerne Valley, Barstow Heights, Barstow (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nineteen 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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