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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag was detected near Borrego Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.3745003S, -116.2829971WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.2829971° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.3745003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NNE of Borrego Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-23 01:47:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-23 01:52:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 144 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 100 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08503 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 ci37864616 Id of event.
Event Code 37864616 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37864616, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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