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Minor earthquake, 3.18 mag was detected near Bombay Beach in CA



Earthquake location 33.2911682S, -115.7166672WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7166672° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2911682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.42 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 05:52:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-27 05:54:57 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 156 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 93 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06284 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 33 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 ci37702144 Id of event.
Event Code 37702144 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37702144, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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