A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Salton City in California. Exact location of event, longitude -116.0383301 West, latitude 33.1481667 North, depth = 6.89 km. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:09 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37731271. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37731271. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.89 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 22:52:09 / August 10, 2017 @ 10:52 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ramona, Alpine, Progreso.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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