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Minor earthquake, 3.46 mag strikes near Salton City in CA



Earthquake location 33.1305008S, -115.8523331WA 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.

Did you feel anything?

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: 21 km SSE of Salton City, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.46 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8523331° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1305008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSE of Salton City, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-01 20:18:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-01 20:20:46 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 184 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 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02849 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 ci37816152 Id of event.
Event Code 37816152 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37816152, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Nancy

    Felt nothing in ElCentro

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