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Minor earthquake: M3.03 quake has struck near Niland in CA



Earthquake location 33.1824989S, -115.6206665WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Niland in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 12:54:49 / November 15, 2016 @ 12:54 pm. Event id: ci37741720. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37741720. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:54:49 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.6206665 West, latitude 33.1824989 North, depth = 5.1 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coachella, Puebla, Progreso. The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SW of Niland, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.03 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6206665° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1824989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SW of Niland, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-15 12:54:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-15 12:56:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 141 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 73 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.001716 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 ci37741720 Id of event.
Event Code 37741720 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37741720, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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