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Minor earthquake, 3.35 mag strikes near Bombay Beach in CA



Earthquake location 33.2949982S, -115.7156677WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.35 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7156677° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2949982° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSE 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 2016-09-28 02:33:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-28 02:36:15 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 173 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 91 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05932 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 ci37703656 Id of event.
Event Code 37703656 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37703656, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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