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Minor earthquake 3.09 mag, 4 km WSW of Holtville, California

Earthquake location 32.7905006S, -115.4189987WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Holtville in California on Monday. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:34:00 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.06 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 13.06 km, -115.4189987° West, 32.7905006° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 08:34:00 / August 7, 2017 @ 8:34 am. Unique identifier: ci37726895. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37726895.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Yuma (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake 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), 75 km (46 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WSW of Holtville, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.4189987° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7905006° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WSW 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 08:34:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-07 08:36:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 149 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 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02768 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 189 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 ci37726895 Id of event.
Event Code 37726895 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37726895, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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