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Minor earthquake, 3.45 mag was detected near Salton City in California

Earthquake location 33.1136665S, -116.0741653WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Salton City in California. Exact location of earthquake, -116.0741653° West, 33.1136665° North, depth 10.44 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38086512. Unique identifier: ci38086512. The 3.45-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:26:58 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/18 / 2018-01-13 06:26:58 / January 13, 2018 @ 6:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lomas de Santa Anita, Cathedral City, Tecate. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km SSW of Salton City, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.0741653° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1136665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SSW of Salton City, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-13 06:26:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-13 06:29:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 183 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 101 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08912 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38086512 Id of event.
Event Code 38086512 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38086512, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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