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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.3484993S, -115.8191681WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km W of Bombay Beach, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8191681° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.3484993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km W 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 04:43:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-27 04:45:58 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 138 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07665 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 ci37701856 Id of event.
Event Code 37701856 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37701856, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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