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Minor earthquake: M3.43 quake has struck near Ocotillo Wells in CA

Earthquake location 33.2126656S, -116.064003WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:14:59 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 16:14:59 / May 8, 2019 @ 4:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.47 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -116.064003° West, latitude 33.2126656° North, depth = 11.47 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38351319. Id of event: ci38351319.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Palm Springs, Calexico. The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NE of Ocotillo Wells, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.064003° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2126656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NE of Ocotillo Wells, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-08 16:14:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-08 16:17:05 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 181 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 105 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.104 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 ci38351319 Id of event.
Event Code 38351319 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38351319, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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