A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Event id: ci37701520. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37701520. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:06:13 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 03:06:13 / September 27, 2016 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.87 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -115.6791687° West, 33.2709999° North, depth 2.87 km.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Bermuda Dunes, Mexicali. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 10 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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