A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.3273333 West, latitude 33.2468333 North, depth = 14.15 km. Unique identifier: ci38271551. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38271551. The temblor was detected at 08:06:56 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 16:06:56 / March 16, 2019 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santee (c. 53 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calipatria, Valle Vista, Garnet.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km ESE of Borrego Springs, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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