A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ridgecrest in California. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 17:39:35 / July 4, 2019 @ 5:39 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -117.5795 West, latitude 35.6233 North, depth = 12.18 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:35 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70004a0p. Event ids that are associated: ci38443215, us70004a0p. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.18 km (8 miles).
Nearby 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 Alta Sierra, California City, Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the event was 8 km (5 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km E of Ridgecrest, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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