A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 36 km WSW of Stovepipe Wells, CA (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 23:22:36 / August 19, 2020 @ 11:22 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.45 km (-0 miles). Id of earthquake: ci39585200. Event ids that are associated: ci39585200. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.513 West, latitude 36.469 North, depth = -0.45 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:22:36 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 36 km WSW of Stovepipe Wells, CA.
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