A 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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