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Minor earthquake 3.26 mag, 15 km W of Searles Valley, CA

Earthquake location 35.757S, -117.569664WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Searles Valley in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/24 / 2024-06-16 07:19:02 / June 16, 2024 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:19:02 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.41 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci40800256. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci40800256. Exact location of earthquake, -117.569664° West, 35.757° North, depth 2.41 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from California City (c. 14 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was California City, 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km W of Searles Valley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.26 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.569664° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.757° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km W of Searles Valley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-16 07:19:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-16 07:21:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 164 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1313 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 62 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 ci40800256 Id of event.
Event Code 40800256 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci40800256, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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