A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 23:36:22 / April 13, 2020 @ 11:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:36:22 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.06 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 2.06 km, -117.4248352° West, 35.6738319° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39386896. Unique identifier: ci39386896.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 11 km S of Searles Valley, CA.
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