A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.48 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 18:14:25 / August 16, 2019 @ 6:14 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:14:25 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38976240. Id of event: ci38976240. Exact location of event, longitude -117.4506683 West, latitude 35.6463318 North, depth = 4.48 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SSW of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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