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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near Brawley in CA

Earthquake location 32.9453316S, -115.5193329WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Brawley in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/19 / 2019-01-22 01:50:34 / January 22, 2019 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9.7 km, -115.5193329° West, 32.9453316° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38199599. Id of event: ci38199599. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:34 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oasis, Hermosillo, Delta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km SSE of Brawley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5193329° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9453316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SSE of Brawley, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-22 01:50:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-22 01:52:47 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 148 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 65 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0559 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 ci38199599 Id of event.
Event Code 38199599 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38199599, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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