A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -115.7095032 West, latitude 33.293499 North, depth = 2.29 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.29 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37701584. Unique identifier: ci37701584. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 03:29:32 / September 27, 2016 @ 3:29 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:29:32 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palm Desert, Mexicali, Bermuda Dunes. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 67 km (41 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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