A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. The temblor was detected at 20:39:40 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 03:39:40 / September 27, 2016 @ 3:39 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.37 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci37701640. Event ids that are associated: ci37701640. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6986694 West, latitude 33.310833 North, depth = 2.37 km.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 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), 59 km (37 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 60 km (37 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Rancho Mirage, Mexicali (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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