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Light earthquake 4.06 mag, 16 km S of Searles Valley, CA

Earthquake location 35.6256676S, -117.428833WA light earthquake magnitude 4.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Unique identifier: ci38628799. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38628799. Exact location, longitude -117.428833° West, latitude 35.6256676° North, depth = 4.38 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.38 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:45:02 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 07:45:02 / July 23, 2019 @ 7:45 am.

The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barstow, Fort Irwin, California City (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and six and in the last 365 days eight hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km S of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.428833° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6256676° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km S 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 2019-07-23 07:45:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-23 07:47:09 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 254 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04761 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 25 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38628799 Id of event.
Event Code 38628799 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38628799, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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