Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Major World Earthquakes Magnitude 7–7.9, Tsunami warning alerts

Major earthquake: M7.1 quake has struck near Ridgecrest in CA

Earthquake location 35.7664986S, -117.6048355WA major earthquake with magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ridgecrest in CA on Friday. Event id: ci38457511. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38457511, at00pu7alg, pt19187000, us70004bn0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ridgecrest in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:19:52 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:19:52 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -117.6048355 West, latitude 35.7664986 North, depth = -0.86 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.86 km (-1 miles).

Event epicenter was 135 km (84 miles) from Bakersfield (c. 347 500 pop), 128 km (80 miles) from Lancaster (c. 156 600 pop), 140 km (87 miles) from Palmdale (c. 152 800 pop), 140 km (87 miles) from Victorville (c. 115 900 pop), 131 km (82 miles) from Porterville (c. 54 200 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Oildale (c. 32 700 pop), 133 km (83 miles) from Adelanto (c. 31 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Barstow Heights (c. 24 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Greenacres, Lindsay, Palmdale (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.

Did you feel anything?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km NNE of Ridgecrest, CA.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6048355° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7664986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNE 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 2019-07-06 03:19:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-06 03:43:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 131 The total number of felt reports
CDI 9.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 8.584 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 reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 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 895 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,at,pt,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 65 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1367 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mh The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38457511 Id of event.
Event Code 38457511 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38457511,at00pu7alg,pt19187000,us70004bn0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply