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Minor earthquake, 3.03 mag was detected near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.6288333S, -117.4588333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.68 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci38468407. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38468407. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:04:09 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.4588333° West, 35.6288333° North, depth 2.68 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 22:04:09 / July 6, 2019 @ 10:04 pm.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest.

In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days six hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 16 km SSW of Searles Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.03 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4588333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6288333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SSW 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 22:04:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-11 19:51:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 142 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 ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04233 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 ci38468407 Id of event.
Event Code 38468407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38468407, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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