A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 15:48:39 / September 26, 2016 @ 3:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:48:39 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37700560. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37700560. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6928329 West, latitude 33.2989998 North, depth = 1.56 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.56 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palm Desert, Mexicali, Bermuda Dunes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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