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Minor earthquake: M3.99 quake has struck near Ridgecrest in CA

Earthquake location 35.6373329S, -117.5876694WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. The temblor was detected at 05:11:38 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 13:11:38 / July 12, 2019 @ 1:11 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38548295. Id of event: ci38548295. 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 9.67 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.5876694° West, 35.6373329° North, depth 9.67 km.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 8 km (5 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5876694° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6373329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-12 13:11:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 13:14:36 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 4.627 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 automatic 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 245 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 81 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02148 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38548295 Id of event.
Event Code 38548295 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38548295, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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