A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 20:12:00 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.15 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39013663. Unique identifier: ci39013663. Global time and date of event 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 04:12:00 / December 26, 2019 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -117.3659973° West, 35.9550018° North, depth 1.15 km.
Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 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: 21 km N of Searles Valley, CA.
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