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Minor earthquake 3.18 mag, 7 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA



Earthquake location 33.2908325S, -115.7105026WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7105026° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2908325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-26 13:14:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-26 13:16:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 156 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 81 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0645 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 77 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 ci37700208 Id of event.
Event Code 37700208 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37700208, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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