A major earthquake with magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Friday. Event id: ci38457511. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38457511, at00pu7alg, pt19187000, us70004bn0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ridgecrest in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:19:52 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:19:52 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -117.6048355 West, latitude 35.7664986 North, depth = -0.86 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.86 km (-1 miles).
Event epicenter was 135 km (84 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 128 km (80 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 140 km (87 miles) from Palmdale (c. 152 800 pop), 140 km (87 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 131 km (82 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 133 km (83 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Greenacres, Lindsay, Palmdale (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 17 km NNE of Ridgecrest, CA.
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