A 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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