A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. Id of earthquake: ci37612599. Event ids that are associated: ci37612599. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.01 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.0808334 West, latitude 33.2190018 North, depth = 13.01 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:25:44 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 08:25:44 / March 26, 2017 @ 8:25 am.
Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Calexico, Palm Springs.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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