A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Unique identifier: ci38666647. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38666647. The temblor was detected at 07:40:20 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.4076691 West, latitude 36.0004997 North, depth = -1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1 km (-1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/19 / 2019-07-29 15:40:20 / July 29, 2019 @ 3:40 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 26 km N of Searles Valley, CA.
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