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Minor earthquake, 3.81 mag has occurred near Borrego Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.3796654S, -116.2976685WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA. Exact location, longitude -116.2976685° West, latitude 33.3796654° North, depth = 13.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.49 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:36:00 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37924223. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37924223. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 01:36:00 / April 26, 2018 @ 1:36 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Beaumont, Menifee, Santee (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Menifee (c. 77 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km NNE of Borrego Springs, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.2976685° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.3796654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NNE of Borrego Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-26 01:36:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-26 01:38:14 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 223 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 115 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07854 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 ci37924223 Id of event.
Event Code 37924223 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37924223, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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