A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 16:40:56 / May 20, 2020 @ 4:40 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:40:56 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39208391. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39208391. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4956665° West, 35.6986656° North, depth 6.74 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.74 km (4 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest. The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearby 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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 SW of Searles Valley, CA.
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