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Minor earthquake 3.98 mag, 17 km S of Searles Valley, CA

Earthquake location 35.6158333S, -117.432WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.66 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:39:14 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:39 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:39:14 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ci37219844. Event ids that are associated: ci37219844. Exact location of event, longitude -117.432 West, latitude 35.6158333 North, depth = 9.66 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (13 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barstow Heights, Barstow, Fort Irwin.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and eighty-nine, in the last 10 days eight hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 17 km S of Searles Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.432° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6158333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km 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 2019-07-06 03:39:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-01 21:30:11 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 4.084 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 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 244 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03824 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37219844 Id of event.
Event Code 37219844 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37219844, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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