A 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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