A 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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