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Minor earthquake 3.77 mag, 13 km NNE of Thousand Palms, CA

Earthquake location 33.9249992S, -116.3231659WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Thousand Palms in CA. The temblor was reported at 11:22:05 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37952751. Id of event: ci37952751. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 19:22:05 / May 30, 2018 @ 7:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -116.3231659 West, latitude 33.9249992 North, depth = 8.5 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Menifee (c. 77 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Redlands (c. 68 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Perris (c. 68 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perris, Highland, Sun City (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km NNE of Thousand Palms, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.77 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.3231659° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9249992° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNE of Thousand Palms, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-30 19:22:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-30 19:30:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 83 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.24 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 249 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 100 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1129 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37952751 Id of event.
Event Code 37952751 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37952751, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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