A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.29 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 05:08:13 / February 9, 2020 @ 5:08 am. Event id: ci39296968. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39296968. The temblor was picked up at 21:08:13 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.29 km, -117.5513306° West, 35.715168° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km WSW of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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