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Minor earthquake: M3.16 quake has struck near Ocotillo in CA

Earthquake location 32.6438332S, -115.8738327WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. Exact location of event, depth 10.18 km, -115.8738327° West, 32.6438332° North. Unique identifier: ci37947407. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37947407. The temblor was reported at 22:11:45 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/05/18 / 2018-05-23 06:11:45 / May 23, 2018 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.18 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lomas de Santa Anita, Delta, Tecate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SE of Ocotillo, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8738327° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.6438332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SE of Ocotillo, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-23 06:11:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-23 06:23:13 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 154 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 81 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04103 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 ci37947407 Id of event.
Event Code 37947407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37947407, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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