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Minor earthquake 3.15 mag, 10 km NE of Indio, CA

Earthquake location 33.7798347S, -116.1344986WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indio in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.21 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -116.1344986° West, latitude 33.7798347° North, depth = 7.21 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 17:16:50 / November 8, 2018 @ 5:16 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38354328. Unique identifier: ci38354328. The temblor was picked up at 09:16:50 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Beaumont, Hemet, San Jacinto. Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 10 km NE of Indio, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.1344986° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.7798347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NE of Indio, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-08 17:16:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-08 17:31:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 156 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 110 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07442 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 ci38354328 Id of event.
Event Code 38354328 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38354328, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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