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Moderate earthquake, 5.37 mag strikes near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.8001667S, -117.6051667WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.37 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -117.6051667 West, latitude 35.8001667 North, depth = 12.43 km. Global time and date of event 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:23:50 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:23:50 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004bp7, ci37219164. Id of event: ci37219164. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.43 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Golden Hills, Tehachapi, Fort Irwin (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop), 109 km (67 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and sixty-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km WNW of Searles Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.37 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6051667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8001667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km WNW of Searles Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-06 03:23:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-07 05:02:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 20 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.92 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 452 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01674 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37219164 Id of event.
Event Code 37219164 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004bp7,ci37219164, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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