A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.42 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:52:50 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.42 km, -115.7166672° West, 33.2911682° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 05:52:50 / September 27, 2016 @ 5:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37702144. Id of event: ci37702144.
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 66 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). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Mexicali, Palm Desert.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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