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Minor earthquake 2.82 mag, 10 km NNE of Ocotillo Wells, CA



Earthquake location 33.2315S, -116.0923333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. Unique identifier: ci37919112. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37919112. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.69 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 12:47:13 / June 27, 2017 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.0923333 West, latitude 33.2315 North, depth = 9.69 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:47:13 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alpine, Ramona, Thousand Palms. Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 10 km NNE of Ocotillo Wells, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.0923333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNE of Ocotillo Wells, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-27 12:47:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 12:58:54 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 122 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1409 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 31 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 ci37919112 Id of event.
Event Code 37919112 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37919112, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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