A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Little Lake in CA. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:55 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 01:23:55 / January 21, 2021 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9133301 West, latitude 35.9674988 North, depth = 2.67 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39763488. Id of event: ci39763488. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.67 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
Every 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 six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen 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.
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