A minor earthquake magnitude 3.94 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Thursday. Event id: ci38541359. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38541359. The temblor was picked up at 19:27:53 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.39 km (-0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.3820038° West, 35.9438324° North, depth -0.39 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 03:27:53 / July 12, 2019 @ 3:27 am.
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
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, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km N of Searles Valley, CA.
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