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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Calipatria in CA



Earthquake location 33.1653328S, -115.645668WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Calipatria in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.79 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:43:57 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 19:43:57 / July 26, 2017 @ 7:43 pm. Id of earthquake: ci37713463. Event ids that are associated: ci37713463. Exact location of earthquake, -115.645668° West, 33.1653328° North, depth 7.79 km.

The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 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), 83 km (51 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Indio, Coachella. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km WNW of Calipatria, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.645668° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1653328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WNW of Calipatria, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-26 19:43:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-26 19:55:33 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 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.83 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 reviewed 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 199 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 84 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02627 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37713463 Id of event.
Event Code 37713463 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37713463, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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