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Minor earthquake 3.01 mag, 24 km NNW of Borrego Springs, CA

Earthquake location 33.4688333S, -116.4311667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37374727. Unique identifier: ci37374727. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 08:07:11 / June 10, 2016 @ 8:07 am. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:11 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.31 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -116.4311667° West, 33.4688333° North, depth 12.31 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Marcos, Alpine, Fallbrook (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km NNW of Borrego Springs, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4311667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4688333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km NNW of Borrego Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-10 08:07:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-10 08:16:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 144 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05461 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 ci37374727 Id of event.
Event Code 37374727 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37374727, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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