A light earthquake with magnitude 4.24 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.6451667° West, 35.8331667° North, depth 8.1 km. The 4.24-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:04 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37219540. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37219540. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:26:04 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days eight hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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