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Minor earthquake 3.47 mag, 27 km N of Searles Valley, CA

Earthquake location 36.0040016S, -117.3613358WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Id of earthquake: ci39395080. Event ids that are associated: ci39395080. Global time and date of event 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 12:50:14 / April 18, 2020 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.47-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:50:14 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.55 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth -0.55 km, -117.3613358° West, 36.0040016° North.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 27 km N of Searles Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.47 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.3613358° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0040016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km N 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 2020-04-18 12:50:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-18 12:56:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.8 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 185 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 49 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1294 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39395080 Id of event.
Event Code 39395080 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39395080, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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