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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Holtville in CA

Earthquake location 32.7485008S, -115.4208298WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Holtville in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -115.4208298 West, latitude 32.7485008 North, depth = 11.91 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 08:20:00 / November 26, 2016 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37749920. Unique identifier: ci37749920. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.91 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:20:00 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km SSW of Holtville, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.4208298° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7485008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSW of Holtville, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-26 08:20:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-26 08:27:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 180 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06073 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 ci37749920 Id of event.
Event Code 37749920 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37749920, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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