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Minor earthquake, 3.62 mag has occurred near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.6696663S, -117.4658356WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 00:09:12 / August 19, 2019 @ 12:09 am. The 3.62-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:12 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.97 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38983016. Unique identifier: ci38983016. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4658356 West, latitude 35.6696663 North, depth = 7.97 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, 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.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km SSW of Searles Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.62 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4658356° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6696663° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSW of Searles Valley, 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 00:09:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-19 00:11:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 202 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 66 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08304 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38983016 Id of event.
Event Code 38983016 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38983016, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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