A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4621658 West, latitude 35.6721649 North, depth = 8.6 km. Event id: ci38676562. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38676562, us7000bi9f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.6 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:14:58 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 03:14:58 / September 5, 2020 @ 3:14 am.
Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SSW of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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