A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Olancha in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.48 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci39727992. Event ids that are associated: ci39727992. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:51:24 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.6721649 West, latitude 36.2171669 North, depth = 5.48 km. Global time and date of event 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 07:51:24 / December 12, 2020 @ 7:51 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three 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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