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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Brawley in California

Earthquake location 32.9044991S, -115.5073318WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Brawley in California. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5073318 West, latitude 32.9044991 North, depth = 10.31 km. Event id: ci37897631. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37897631. Global time and date of event 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 12:09:02 / March 20, 2018 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.31 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:09:02 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guadalupe Victoria, Hermosillo, Delta. Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 8 km SSE of Brawley, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5073318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9044991° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSE of Brawley, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-20 12:09:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-20 12:19:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 139 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04501 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 67 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 ci37897631 Id of event.
Event Code 37897631 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37897631, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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