A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.61 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:12:49 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38969584. Event ids that are associated: ci38969584. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 00:12:49 / August 15, 2019 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -117.5888333° West, latitude 35.765° North, depth = 2.61 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km W of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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