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Minor earthquake: M3.32 quake has struck near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 36.0018349S, -117.3616638WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The temblor was picked up at 05:03:01 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 13:03:01 / April 18, 2020 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.3616638 West, latitude 36.0018349 North, depth = 0.79 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.79 km (0 miles). Event id: ci39395096. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39395096.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (31 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km N of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.3616638° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0018349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km 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 13:03:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-18 13:05:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 automatic 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 170 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1276 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39395096 Id of event.
Event Code 39395096 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39395096, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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