A light earthquake magnitude 4.47 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6139984 West, latitude 35.7849998 North, depth = 1.78 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 20:15:36 / July 16, 2019 @ 8:15 pm. The 4.47-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:15:36 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ci38583335. Event ids that are associated: ci38583335. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.78 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, California City, Ridgecrest.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 19 km W of Searles Valley, CA.
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