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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag was detected near Ocotillo Wells in CA

Earthquake location 33.0546667S, -115.9171667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -115.9171667° West, 33.0546667° North, depth 1.05 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.05 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 15:50:32 / May 13, 2018 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:50:32 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38172352. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38172352.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Puebla, Coachella.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 22 km ESE of Ocotillo Wells, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.9171667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0546667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ESE of Ocotillo Wells, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-13 15:50:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-13 15:54:19 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 123 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1005 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 23 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 ci38172352 Id of event.
Event Code 38172352 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38172352, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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