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Minor earthquake, 3.11 mag has occurred near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2971649S, -115.7031631WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 23:33:37 / September 26, 2016 @ 11:33 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:33:37 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.7031631° West, latitude 33.2971649° North, depth = 6.29 km. Unique identifier: ci37701320. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37701320. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.29 km (4 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palm Desert, Mexicali, Bermuda Dunes (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 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 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7031631° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2971649° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km 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 2016-09-26 23:33:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-26 23:36:37 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 149 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 82 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06077 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 ci37701320 Id of event.
Event Code 37701320 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37701320, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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