A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.7156677 West, latitude 33.2949982 North, depth = 9.15 km. The 3.35-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:33:50 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.15 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 02:33:50 / September 28, 2016 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37703656. Id of event: ci37703656.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rancho Mirage, Progreso, Mexicali. The 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).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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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