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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 12km SSW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Monday, 19 August 2019

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 12km SSW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Monday, 19 August 2019
19 Aug 00:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Aug 19 19:02: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 9.2 km.
Date & time: Monday, 19 August 2019 00:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-08-18 16:09:12 -08:00
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 9.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.67183°N / 117.46933°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Coso (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NE of Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800)
77 km (48 mi) NE of California City (pop: 13,300)
84 km (52 mi) NW of Fort Irwin (pop: 8,800)
144 km (90 mi) NE of Bakersfield (pop: 373,600)
191 km (119 mi) N of Riverside (pop: 322,400)
194 km (120 mi) NE of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 19 Aug 00:09 UTCM 3.8 / 8 kmSouthern California (USA)EMSC
Mon, 19 Aug 00:09 UTCM 3.5 / 9.2 km12km SSW of Searles Valley, CA (USA)USGS

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Placentia, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping and I stated to feel my need shake and I heard the chandelier shaking.
210.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
18.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Ridgecrest (19.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
19.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Town of West Warwick (United States of America, 4006 km E of epicenter) : Im dramatic (reported through EMSC)
Oxnard (United States of America, 227 km SW of epicenter) : La verdad en Oxanrd CA no lo senti (reported through EMSC)
Menifee (United States of America, 223 km S of epicenter) : Felt nothing (reported through EMSC)
Cypress (United States of America, 210 km S of epicenter) : I felt a little shaker like a rolling under my feet like a big truck passing by but no trucks nearby (reported through EMSC)
Los Angeles (United States of America, 190 km S of epicenter) : Did not feel it (reported through EMSC)
Visalia (United States of America, 184 km NW of epicenter) : I was cooking and I was barefoot. I felt the floor do a kind of jerking movement and my dog ran to my closet. She's got a bed in there now, because these quakes scare her now, almost as much as fireworks. The quake lasted only seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Bakersfield (United States of America, 150 km W of epicenter) : I did not feel this quake. (reported through EMSC)
Boron (United States of America, 76 km S of epicenter) : Shook for about 30 seconds. Enough to rattle light fixtures and slosh the water in the water cooler. (reported through EMSC)
Ridgecrest (United States of America, 19 km W of epicenter) : Light roll (reported through EMSC)
Ridgecrest (United States of America, 19 km W of epicenter) : Commenting AGAIN. what is wrong with this app?? I felt this and it was a big thud. (reported through EMSC)
Ridgecrest (United States of America, 19 km W of epicenter) : Noticeable but not alerting (reported through EMSC)
Ridgecrest (United States of America, 18 km W of epicenter) : Just reported feeling this. Not sure where it went. Definitely felt a strong thump. (reported through EMSC)
Ridgecrest (United States of America, 18 km W of epicenter) : Thought it was a truck going by. (reported through EMSC)
Ridgecrest (United States of America, 16 km SW of epicenter) : I'm Ridgecrest felt hard shake back door raddled (reported through EMSC)

Significant earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 12km SSW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Monday, 19 August 2019
 

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