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Minor earthquake, 3.49 mag has occurred near Imperial in CA



Earthquake location 32.8483315S, -115.6168365WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Imperial in CA on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 22:21:27 / September 13, 2017 @ 10:21 pm. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:21:27 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37762367. Id of event: ci37762367. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.46 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.46 km, -115.6168365° West, 32.8483315° North.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oasis, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 4 km W of Imperial, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6168365° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.8483315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km W of Imperial, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-13 22:21:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-13 22:35:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 15 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.11 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 191 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07098 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 ci37762367 Id of event.
Event Code 37762367 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37762367, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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