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Minor earthquake 3.12 mag, 23 km NNW of Borrego Springs, California

Earthquake location 33.4576683S, -116.4238358WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Borrego Springs in California. Id of earthquake: ci37380543. Event ids that are associated: ci37380543. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.88 km (6 miles). The 3.12-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:58 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 23:42:58 / June 10, 2016 @ 11:42 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -116.4238358° West, 33.4576683° North, depth 9.88 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poway, San Marcos, Fallbrook (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km NNW of Borrego Springs, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4238358° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4576683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NNW 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 23:42:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-10 23:45:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 150 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 107 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06558 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 19 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 ci37380543 Id of event.
Event Code 37380543 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37380543, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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