A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -116.2829971 West, latitude 33.3745003 North, depth = 11.04 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.04 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:47:45 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 01:47:45 / April 23, 2017 @ 1:47 am. Unique identifier: ci37864616. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37864616.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jacinto, Calipatria, Hemet (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NNE of Borrego Springs, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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