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Minor earthquake, 3.61 mag has occurred near Salton City in CA



Earthquake location 33.2386665S, -116.0479965WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Salton City in CA on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37829080. Unique identifier: ci37829080. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 17:14:05 / March 14, 2017 @ 5:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.56 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.61-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:14:05 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.56 km, -116.0479965° West, 33.2386665° North.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Progreso, Alpine, Calexico (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SW of Salton City, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.61 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.0479965° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2386665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SW 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 2017-03-14 17:14:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-14 17:19:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.52 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 reviewed 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 201 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 103 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2248 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 35 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 ci37829080 Id of event.
Event Code 37829080 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37829080, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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