A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The temblor was picked up at 12:33:34 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 20:33:34 / September 20, 2019 @ 8:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.44 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.5771637° West, latitude 35.7579994° North, depth = 6.44 km. Event id: ci38848871. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38848871.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 17 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 16 km W of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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