A light earthquake magnitude 4.33 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bombay Beach in CA (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.09 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37701544, at00oe583x. Unique identifier: ci37701544. The temblor was picked up at 20:23:58 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 03:23:58 / September 27, 2016 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -115.7089996° West, 33.2989998° North, depth 10.09 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 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), 78 km (48 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puebla, Cathedral City, Thousand Palms.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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