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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 22 km SSE of Searles Valley, California

Earthquake location 35.5688S, -117.3506WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Searles Valley in California on Friday. Exact location, longitude -117.3506° West, latitude 35.5688° North, depth = 12.31 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:06:14 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70004bqa. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004bqa. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 04:06:14 / July 6, 2019 @ 4:06 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.31 km (8 miles).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barstow Heights, Barstow, California City.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days six hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SSE of Searles Valley, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.3506° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5688° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSE of Searles Valley, California 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 04:06:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-11 03:38:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.851 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 234 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.518 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us70004bqa Id of event.
Event Code 70004bqa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004bqa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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