A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Searles Valley in California. Exact location of event, depth 6.01 km, -116.9218369° West, 35.9066658° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ci37980632. Event ids that are associated: ci37980632. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 19:51:59 / August 22, 2017 @ 7:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.01 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:51:59 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Irwin, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 46 km ENE of Searles Valley, California.
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