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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag was detected near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.7233315S, -117.5530014WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.25 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.5530014° West, latitude 35.7233315° North, depth = 3.25 km. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:09:24 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 09:09:24 / September 28, 2019 @ 9:09 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39098264. Unique identifier: ci39098264.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km WSW of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5530014° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7233315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km WSW 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 2019-09-28 09:09:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-28 09:11:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 136 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09906 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 ci39098264 Id of event.
Event Code 39098264 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39098264, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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