A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 21:44:40 / July 20, 2019 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5906677 West, latitude 35.7688332 North, depth = 3.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:44:40 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38613175. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38613175. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.03 km (2 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days eight hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 17 km W of Searles Valley, CA.
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