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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag was detected near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.7625S, -117.5918333WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5918333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7625° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km W 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 2019-08-29 03:23:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-29 03:33:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 130 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05333 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 ci39020296 Id of event.
Event Code 39020296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39020296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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