A 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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