A light earthquake magnitude 4.15 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -115.7031631° West, 33.3098335° North, depth 8.01 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 03:36:15 / September 27, 2016 @ 3:36 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.01 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37701632. Unique identifier: ci37701632. The 4.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:36:15 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puebla, Cathedral City, Thousand Palms.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 5 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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