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Minor earthquake, 3.08 mag strikes near Calipatria in California



Earthquake location 33.1645012S, -115.6451645WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Calipatria in California on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:08:42 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37713415. Id of event: ci37713415. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 19:08:42 / July 26, 2017 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.6451645 West, latitude 33.1645012 North, depth = 5.8 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coachella, Puebla, Progreso (min 5000 pop).

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 four and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 12 km WNW of Calipatria, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6451645° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1645012° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km WNW of Calipatria, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-26 19:08:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-26 19:19:50 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 146 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 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02654 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 ci37713415 Id of event.
Event Code 37713415 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37713415, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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