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Moderate earthquake: M5.08 quake has struck near Searles Valley in CA

Earthquake location 35.6168327S, -117.4283371WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4283371 West, latitude 35.6168327 North, depth = 6.85 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.85 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: ci39462536. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39462536. Global time and date of event 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 01:32:11 / June 4, 2020 @ 1:32 am UTC/GMT. The 5.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:32:11 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Barstow Heights, Barstow (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 17 km S of Searles Valley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4283371° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6168327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km S 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 2020-06-04 01:32:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-04 01:34:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 397 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1054 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 ci39462536 Id of event.
Event Code 39462536 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39462536, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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