A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 07:18:31 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/19 / 2019-08-24 15:18:31 / August 24, 2019 @ 3:18 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.37 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39005120. Unique identifier: ci39005120. Exact location of event, depth 7.37 km, -117.5824966° West, 35.871666° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 20 km NW of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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