A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Global time and date of event 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 23:32:45 / August 14, 2019 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:32:45 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38969456. Id of event: ci38969456. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4003296° West, 35.9641685° North, depth 0.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.25 km (0 miles).
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 Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km N of Searles Valley, CA.
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