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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag was detected near Ridgecrest in CA

Earthquake location 35.5583344S, -117.4329987WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 10:13:53 / October 21, 2019 @ 10:13 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38909287. Id of event: ci38909287. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4329987 West, latitude 35.5583344 North, depth = 2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:13:53 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barstow, Fort Irwin, California City. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km ESE of Ridgecrest, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4329987° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5583344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km ESE of Ridgecrest, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-21 10:13:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-21 10:20:20 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 179 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 70 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03683 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 ci38909287 Id of event.
Event Code 38909287 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38909287, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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