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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag has occurred near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.6741676S, -117.5066681WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -117.5066681 West, latitude 35.6741676 North, depth = 7.91 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.91 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci38576311. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38576311. The temblor was picked up at 13:29:53 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 21:29:53 / July 15, 2019 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SW of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5066681° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6741676° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SW of Searles Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-15 21:29:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-15 21:32:11 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 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 132 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 70 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09468 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 ci38576311 Id of event.
Event Code 38576311 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38576311, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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