A light earthquake with magnitude 4.47 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Barstow in CA. The 4.47-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:03:35 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.77 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -116.9698334 West, latitude 35.0981674 North, depth = 3.77 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Barstow in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 03:03:35 / January 25, 2020 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39281440, at00q4n75y. Unique identifier: ci39281440.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piñon Hills, Lake Los Angeles, Big Bear Lake (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hesperia (c. 90 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Apple Valley (c. 69 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eight hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km NNE of Barstow, CA.
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