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Minor earthquake, 3.07 mag has occurred near Holtville in California



Earthquake location 32.7883339S, -115.4138336WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Holtville in California on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.07 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.4138336 West, latitude 32.7883339 North, depth = 15.07 km. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:44:04 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 08:44:04 / August 7, 2017 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci37727007. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37727007.

The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Yuma. Close 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km SW of Holtville, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.4138336° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7883339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SW of Holtville, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-07 08:44:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-07 09:04:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 148 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03252 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 245 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 ci37727007 Id of event.
Event Code 37727007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37727007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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