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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 11km SW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Thursday, 4 July 2019

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake  - 11km SW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Thursday, 4 July 2019
4 Jul 17:12 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 3 minutes.
Profondeur recalculée de 8.8 à 11.6 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 4 July 2019 17:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-07-04 09:09:20 -08:00
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 11.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.707°N / 117.49883°W (États-Unis)
Nearest volcano: Coso (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km NE de Ridgecrest (pop: 28,800)
78 km NE de California City (pop: 13,300)
89 km NW de Fort Irwin (pop: 8,800)
142 km NE de Bakersfield (pop: 373,600)
195 km N de Riverside (pop: 322,400)
196 km NE de Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 4 Jul 17:09 UTCM 2.5 / 9 kmSouthern California (USA)EMSC
Thu, 4 Jul 17:09 UTCM 2.5 / 11.6 km11km SW of Searles Valley, CA (USA)USGS

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I’m in reseda . I felt a small shake first. The / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It came in two parts. At first I felt a shake then a few seconds later my whole house was swaying. Felt dizzy and nauseous. I have experienced a few earthquakes in ca but this one today was unusual.
Pinon Hills / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt it and wondered if magnitude would continue to increase just as it started tapering off. We are safe!
Sherman Oaks, California / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Long lasting earthquake our building swayed for almost 5 minutes
Murrieta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Modesto CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting at the table and felt slight swaying. Hanging lights swayed slightly. In Modesto CA. Lasted 10-15 seconds.

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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 11km SW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Thursday, 4 July 2019

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