A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Event id: ci37701312. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37701312. The temblor was reported at 16:33:37 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.23 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 23:33:37 / September 26, 2016 @ 11:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.7056667 West, latitude 33.2958333 North, depth = 3.23 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Palm Desert, Mexicali (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 78 km (48 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).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 6 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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