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Minor earthquake: M3.04 quake has struck near Ocotillo in CA

Earthquake location 32.8603325S, -116.1884995WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.1884995 West, latitude 32.8603325 North, depth = 4.14 km. Event id: ci38998656. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38998656. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 02:37:40 / August 23, 2019 @ 2:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.14 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:37:40 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Mesa, La Presa, Spring Valley. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from La Mesa (c. 57 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santee (c. 53 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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 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: 23 km NW of Ocotillo, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.1884995° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.8603325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NW of Ocotillo, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-23 02:37:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-23 02:39:47 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 142 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 104 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 ci38998656 Id of event.
Event Code 38998656 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38998656, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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