A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.59 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39803680. Unique identifier: ci39803680. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:17:26 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 08:17:26 / February 27, 2021 @ 8:17 am. Exact location of event, longitude -117.4761658 West, latitude 35.6813316 North, depth = 8.59 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Nearby 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.
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 eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SW of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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