A minor earthquake magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Olancha in CA. Unique identifier: ci39759432. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39759432. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.39 km (-1 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:14:49 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0970001 West, latitude 36.1868324 North, depth = -1.39 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 03:14:49 / January 17, 2021 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from East Porterville (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Porterville, East Porterville, Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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