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Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag was detected near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.6783333S, -117.5176697WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The temblor was picked up at 14:51:10 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 22:51:10 / November 20, 2019 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.95 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -117.5176697 West, latitude 35.6783333 North, depth = 7.95 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38254674. Id of event: ci38254674.

The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SW of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5176697° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6783333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SW 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 2019-11-20 22:51:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-20 22:53:17 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 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1022 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 50 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 ci38254674 Id of event.
Event Code 38254674 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38254674, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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