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Minor earthquake, 3.29 mag has occurred near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.831665S, -117.6500015WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.6500015 West, latitude 35.831665 North, depth = 3.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39002264. Id of event: ci39002264. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.55 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 19:19:42 / August 23, 2019 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:19:42 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 23 km (15 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alta Sierra, Ridgecrest.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WNW of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6500015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.831665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km WNW 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 2019-08-23 19:19:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-23 19:25:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.4 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 167 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09617 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 ci39002264 Id of event.
Event Code 39002264 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39002264, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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