A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Borrego Springs in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/17 / 2017-10-27 07:56:24 / October 27, 2017 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38031832. Unique identifier: ci38031832. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.31 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:56:24 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.3188324 West, latitude 33.3043327 North, depth = 10.31 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hemet, Winter Gardens, Calipatria.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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