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Minor earthquake, 3.44 mag has occurred near Borrego Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.2498322S, -116.4156647WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.71 km (3 miles). Event id: ci37510559. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37510559. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 01:12:32 / October 24, 2016 @ 1:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.4156647 West, latitude 33.2498322 North, depth = 4.71 km. The temblor was reported at 18:12:32 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lomas de Santa Anita, Murrieta, La Presa. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vista (c. 93 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km W of Borrego Springs, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4156647° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2498322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km W of Borrego Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-24 01:12:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-24 01:19:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 183 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 111 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01836 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 ci37510559 Id of event.
Event Code 37510559 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37510559, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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