A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.43 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci38612127. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38612127. Exact location, longitude -116.2535019° West, latitude 33.3121681° North, depth = 11.43 km. Global time and date of event 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 18:14:55 / July 20, 2019 @ 6:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:14:55 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakeside, East Hemet, Brawley (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km ENE of Borrego Springs, CA.
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