A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 01:13:03 / September 28, 2016 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.35 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci37703552. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37703552. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.706665 West, latitude 33.2973328 North, depth = 9.35 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:13:03 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rancho Mirage, Progreso, Mexicali (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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