A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.97 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:30:14 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5256653 West, latitude 35.6981659 North, depth = 7.97 km. Unique identifier: ci38541847. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38541847. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 04:30:14 / July 12, 2019 @ 4:30 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days seven hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SW of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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