A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Olancha in CA on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 18:57:12 / December 18, 2020 @ 6:57 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39497079. Unique identifier: ci39497079. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8921667 West, latitude 36.2081667 North, depth = 1.01 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.01 km (1 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:57:12 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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