A light earthquake with magnitude 4.27 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -117.4205017 West, latitude 35.6391678 North, depth = 2.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 04:15:05 / June 8, 2020 @ 4:15 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:15:05 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Searles Valley in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39469848, at00qblah5. Id of event: ci39469848.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barstow Heights, Barstow, Fort Irwin (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Barstow (c. 22 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km S of Searles Valley, CA.
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