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Minor earthquake 3.74 mag, 2 km W of Brawley, CA

Earthquake location 32.9794998S, -115.5485001WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Brawley in CA on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 22:41:26 / December 31, 2016 @ 10:41 pm. The 3.74-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:41:26 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.44 km, -115.5485001° West, 32.9794998° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci37775296. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37775296.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Hermosillo, Delta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Puebla (c. 8 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km W of Brawley, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.74 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5485001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9794998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km W of Brawley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-31 22:41:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-31 22:46:44 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 215 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 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06498 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 76 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37775296 Id of event.
Event Code 37775296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37775296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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