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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag has occurred near Ridgecrest in CA

Earthquake location 35.6705017S, -117.5410004WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.5410004 West, latitude 35.6705017 North, depth = 8.14 km. The temblor was detected at 02:25:04 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39534943. Unique identifier: ci39534943. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.14 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 02:25:04 / January 29, 2021 @ 2:25 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was California City, Ridgecrest. Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop).

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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 13 km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.5410004° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6705017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-29 02:25:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-29 02:30:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 153 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39534943 Id of event.
Event Code 39534943 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39534943, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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