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Minor earthquake, 3.12 mag was detected near Ocotillo Wells in CA

Earthquake location 33.043499S, -115.9231644WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.84 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -115.9231644° West, latitude 33.043499° North, depth = 1.84 km. The temblor was detected at 16:37:11 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38171784. Id of event: ci38171784. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 00:37:11 / May 13, 2018 @ 12:37 am.

Close 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), 80 km (50 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Diego Country Estates, Indio, La Quinta (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ESE of Ocotillo Wells, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.9231644° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.043499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.84 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 00:37:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-13 00:39:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 150 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 97 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1427 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 ci38171784 Id of event.
Event Code 38171784 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38171784, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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