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Moderate earthquake 5.16 mag, 21 km N of Borrego Springs, California

Earthquake location 33.4453316S, -116.3925018WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Borrego Springs in California. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:05:35 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.97 km, -116.3925018° West, 33.4453316° North. Event id: ci37374711. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37374711. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 08:05:35 / June 10, 2016 @ 8:05 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.97 km (7 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Grand Terrace, Highland, El Centro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km N of Borrego Springs, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.3925018° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4453316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km N of Borrego Springs, California 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 08:05:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-10 08:12:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 39 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.44 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 426 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08266 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37374711 Id of event.
Event Code 37374711 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37374711, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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