A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Thursday. Event id: ci38544319. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38544319. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5276667 West, latitude 35.7101667 North, depth = 10.44 km. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:56:25 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 07:56:25 / July 12, 2019 @ 7:56 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km WSW of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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