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Minor earthquake: M2.82 quake has struck near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2898333S, -115.7203333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. Exact location, longitude -115.7203333° West, latitude 33.2898333° North, depth = 2.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.49 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 11:39:55 / September 26, 2016 @ 11:39 am. The temblor was detected at 04:39:55 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37700152. Unique identifier: ci37700152.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bermuda Dunes, Calexico, La Quinta.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km S of Bombay Beach, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7203333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2898333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km S 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 11:39:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-26 11:50:35 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 122 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 53 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06355 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 ci37700152 Id of event.
Event Code 37700152 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37700152, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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