A 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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