A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.4221667 West, latitude 35.6241667 North, depth = 8.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 08:33:54 / August 16, 2020 @ 8:33 am. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:33:54 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39346495. Unique identifier: ci39346495.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 16 km S of Searles Valley, CA.
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