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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Ridgecrest in California

Earthquake location 35.6305S, -117.6551WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ridgecrest in California. The temblor was reported at 20:13:07 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.06 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -117.6551 West, latitude 35.6305 North, depth = 3.06 km. Unique identifier: us70004bqm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004bqm, ci38457815. Global time and date of event 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 04:13:07 / July 6, 2019 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barstow, Fort Irwin, Rosamond (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 2 km (1 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Rosamond (c. 18 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tehachapi (c. 14 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Golden Hills (c. 8 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days eight hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km ENE of Ridgecrest, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6551° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6305° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km ENE of Ridgecrest, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-06 04:13:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-29 18:19:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.561 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed 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 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.561 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004bqm Id of event.
Event Code 70004bqm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004bqm,ci38457815, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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