A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Salton City in CA on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 20:18:39 / March 1, 2017 @ 8:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 12.42 km, -115.8523331° West, 33.1305008° North. The temblor was picked up at 12:18:39 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.42 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci37816152. Event ids that are associated: ci37816152.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palm Desert, Bermuda Dunes, Puebla (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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