A minor earthquake magnitude 3.93 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.85 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 3.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:00 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.4978333° West, latitude 35.6744995° North, depth = 9.85 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 03:46:00 / April 27, 2020 @ 3:46 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39406880. Unique identifier: ci39406880.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest. Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SW of Searles Valley, CA.
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