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Minor earthquake 2.83 mag, 42 km NNW of Desert Center, CA

Earthquake location 34.0738333S, -115.5455WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Desert Center in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.16 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 21:03:48 / June 29, 2019 @ 9:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:03:48 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38436839. Event ids that are associated: ci38436839. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5455 West, latitude 34.0738333 North, depth = 5.16 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Twentynine Palms (c. 25 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mecca (c. 8 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Joshua Tree (c. 7 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Indio, Coachella (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 42 km NNW of Desert Center, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5455° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0738333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km NNW of Desert Center, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-29 21:03:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-29 21:07:46 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 123 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6335 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 333 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 ci38436839 Id of event.
Event Code 38436839 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38436839, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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