A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:57:26 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5493333 West, latitude 35.7433333 North, depth = 10.81 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/19 / 2019-07-05 10:57:26 / July 5, 2019 @ 10:57 am. Event id: ci38450215. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38450215. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.81 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km WSW of Searles Valley, CA.
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