A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Unique identifier: ci39587168. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39587168. The temblor was reported at 08:20:08 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 08:20:08 / August 21, 2020 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -117.4595032 West, latitude 35.6445007 North, depth = 4.9 km.
Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fort Irwin (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fort Irwin, California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 15 km SSW of Searles Valley, CA.
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