A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.37 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.37 km, -115.7105026° West, 33.2908325° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 13:14:19 / September 26, 2016 @ 1:14 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:14:19 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37700208. Event ids that are associated: ci37700208.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Palm Desert, Mexicali. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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.
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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: 7 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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