A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5410004 West, latitude 35.6705017 North, depth = 8.14 km. The temblor was detected at 02:25:04 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39534943. Unique identifier: ci39534943. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.14 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 02:25:04 / January 29, 2021 @ 2:25 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest. Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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