A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 12:38:16 / October 30, 2019 @ 12:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.3741667° West, 35.9558333° North, depth 2.65 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.65 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:38:16 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38923247. Event ids that are associated: ci38923247.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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: 21 km N of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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