A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.716 West, latitude 33.2971667 North, depth = 2.99 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 03:06:14 / September 27, 2016 @ 3:06 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:06:14 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.99 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: ci37701512. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37701512.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rancho Mirage, Progreso, Mexicali. Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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