A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Olancha in CA on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.0665 West, latitude 36.1586667 North, depth = 1.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.18 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 01:28:46 / February 25, 2021 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:28:46 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci39801096. Event ids that are associated: ci39801096.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest, Alta Sierra (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km SSW of Olancha, CA.
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