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Light earthquake 4.33 mag, 21 km NNE of Searles Valley, CA

Earthquake location 35.9555016S, -117.356163WA light earthquake magnitude 4.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Event id: ci39111991. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39111991. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 05:53:57 / March 23, 2020 @ 5:53 am UTC/GMT. The 4.33-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:53:57 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 1.86 km, -117.356163° West, 35.9555016° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.86 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km NNE of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.33 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.356163° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9555016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km NNE 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 2020-03-23 05:53:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-23 06:00:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 reviewed 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 290 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2002 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39111991 Id of event.
Event Code 39111991 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39111991, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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