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Minor earthquake, 3.47 mag was detected near Borrego Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.1663322S, -116.4205017WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/16 / 2016-08-06 14:39:18 / August 6, 2016 @ 2:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.41 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci37437039. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37437039. The temblor was picked up at 07:39:18 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.4205017 West, latitude 33.1663322 North, depth = 12.41 km.

Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vista (c. 93 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was National City, Garnet, Encinitas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 11 km SSW of Borrego Springs, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.47 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4205017° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1663322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSW 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 2016-08-06 14:39:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-06 14:44:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.1 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 185 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 0.1016 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 ci37437039 Id of event.
Event Code 37437039 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37437039, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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