A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The temblor was detected at 19:23:49 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39020296. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39020296. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5918333 West, latitude 35.7625 North, depth = 2.31 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/19 / 2019-08-29 03:23:49 / August 29, 2019 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.31 km (1 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 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 one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km W of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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