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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag was detected near Holtville in CA

Earthquake location 32.7795S, -115.4411667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Holtville in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.03 km (6 miles). Event id: ci37751424. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37751424. Exact location of event, longitude -115.4411667 West, latitude 32.7795 North, depth = 9.03 km. The temblor was detected at 14:11:03 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 22:11:03 / November 27, 2016 @ 10:11 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Yuma, San Luis Río Colorado (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 7 km WSW of Holtville, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.4411667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7795° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW 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 2016-11-27 22:11:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-27 22:14:39 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 122 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08228 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 ci37751424 Id of event.
Event Code 37751424 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37751424, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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