A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 04:43:50 / September 27, 2016 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.39 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:43:50 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.8191681 West, latitude 33.3484993 North, depth = 14.39 km. Id of earthquake: ci37701856. Event ids that are associated: ci37701856.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cathedral City, Thousand Palms, Holtville. Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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