A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 17:33:00 / September 30, 2019 @ 5:33 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -117.4356689 West, latitude 35.6348343 North, depth = 4.66 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39101912. Unique identifier: ci39101912. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.66 km (3 miles). The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:00 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km S of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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