A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Salton City in California. Exact location, longitude -116.0283356° West, latitude 33.1786652° North, depth = 9.64 km. Event id: ci37892055. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37892055. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.64 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 12:45:22 / March 11, 2018 @ 12:45 pm. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:45:22 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (51 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mexicali, Ramona, Alpine (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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