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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag strikes near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.7036667S, -117.5353333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.07 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 10:46:42 / November 7, 2019 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:46:42 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5353333 West, latitude 35.7036667 North, depth = 10.07 km. Unique identifier: ci38228890. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38228890.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km WSW of Searles Valley, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5353333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7036667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.07 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 2019-11-07 10:46:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-07 10:53:18 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 2.5 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 127 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 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08597 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 55 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 ci38228890 Id of event.
Event Code 38228890 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38228890, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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