A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Tehachapi in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.77 km (1 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:57:23 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -118.5084991° West, 35.338665° North, depth 1.77 km. Id of earthquake: ci39452551. Event ids that are associated: ci39452551. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 20:57:23 / October 31, 2020 @ 8:57 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was McFarland, Shafter, Rosamond. Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Arvin (c. 19 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Shafter (c. 17 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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