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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Bombay Beach in CA



Earthquake location 33.2973328S, -115.706665WA 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.

Questions or comments?

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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.706665° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2973328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.35 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 01:13:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-28 01:15:24 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 188 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 96 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05946 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 ci37703552 Id of event.
Event Code 37703552 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37703552, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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