A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Olancha in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -118.0910034° West, 36.190834° North, depth 0.49 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 03:30:32 / January 17, 2021 @ 3:30 am. The temblor was detected at 03:30:32 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.49 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39759456. Id of event: ci39759456.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest, Alta Sierra (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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