A 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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