A light earthquake with magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5606689 West, latitude 35.7398338 North, depth = 0.55 km. Global time and date of event 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 17:37:55 / July 4, 2019 @ 5:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:37:55 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38443199. Id of event: ci38443199. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.55 km (0 miles).
Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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