A light earthquake with magnitude 4.31 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. Global time and date of event 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 14:31:08 / September 26, 2016 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37700296. Id of event: ci37700296. The temblor was reported at 07:31:08 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.7086639 West, latitude 33.3014984 North, depth = 8.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.34 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puebla, Cathedral City, Thousand Palms (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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