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Minor earthquake 3.49 mag, 22 km ESE of Ocotillo Wells, CA

Earthquake location 33.0578346S, -115.920166WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Sunday. Unique identifier: ci38172104. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38172104. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:47 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.920166 West, latitude 33.0578346 North, depth = 0.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 12:05:47 / May 13, 2018 @ 12:05 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bermuda Dunes, Alpine, San Diego Country Estates. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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, 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 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.920166° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0578346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.8 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 12:05:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-13 12:17:21 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 5.19 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 reviewed 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 188 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 108 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1006 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 26 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 ci38172104 Id of event.
Event Code 38172104 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38172104, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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