A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 01:52:45 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39462672. Unique identifier: ci39462672. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4244995° West, 35.6231651° North, depth 8.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.22 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 01:52:45 / June 4, 2020 @ 1:52 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest. Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 16 km S of Searles Valley, CA.
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