A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 06:38:46 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.4113312° West, latitude 35.9889984° North, depth = 0.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.64 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 14:38:46 / July 16, 2019 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38581455. Id of event: ci38581455.
Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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