A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 14:17:44 / September 23, 2020 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:17:44 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.32 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4886703 West, latitude 35.6521683 North, depth = 7.32 km. Unique identifier: ci38701098. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38701098.
Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SSW of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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