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Minor earthquake, 3.05 mag has occurred near Bombay Beach in CA



Earthquake location 33.293499S, -115.7095032WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.05 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7095032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.293499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSE 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 2016-09-27 03:29:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-27 03:31:59 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 143 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06222 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 ci37701584 Id of event.
Event Code 37701584 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37701584, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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