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Minor earthquake, 3.05 mag was detected near Ridgecrest in CA

Earthquake location 35.6015015S, -117.6013336WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.33 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 11:45:20 / August 19, 2019 @ 11:45 am. Exact location of event, longitude -117.6013336 West, latitude 35.6015015 North, depth = 3.33 km. The temblor was detected at 03:45:20 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38984576. Id of event: ci38984576.

Epicenter of the event was 7 km (4 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 7 km ESE of Ridgecrest, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.05 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6013336° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6015015° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Ridgecrest, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-19 11:45:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-19 11:50:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 automatic 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 143 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 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 ci38984576 Id of event.
Event Code 38984576 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38984576, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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