A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Searles Valley in California. Global time and date of event 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:57:53 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:57 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70004bpw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004bpw. The temblor was detected at 19:57:53 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -117.591° West, 35.8778° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eighty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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