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Minor earthquake, 3.18 mag strikes near Westmorland in CA

Earthquake location 32.9724998S, -115.8971634WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The temblor was detected at 07:19:14 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37659039. Event ids that are associated: ci37659039. Exact location of earthquake, -115.8971634° West, 32.9724998° North, depth 11.58 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 15:19:14 / June 1, 2017 @ 3:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.58 km (7 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Puebla, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km WSW of Westmorland, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8971634° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9724998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW of Westmorland, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-01 15:19:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-01 15:21:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 156 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 82 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08624 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 ci37659039 Id of event.
Event Code 37659039 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37659039, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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