A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: ci39760416. Event ids that are associated: ci39760416. Global time and date of event 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 07:29:46 / January 18, 2021 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:29:46 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.4654999° West, 35.9459991° North, depth 1.8 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km NNW of Searles Valley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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