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Minor earthquake, 3.31 mag was detected near Borrego Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.3203316S, -116.4248352WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA. The temblor was picked up at 01:47:43 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.41 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci38847735. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38847735. Exact location of event, longitude -116.4248352 West, latitude 33.3203316 North, depth = 6.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 09:47:43 / September 20, 2019 @ 9:47 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vista (c. 93 800 pop). 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 Menifee, Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, Rancho San Diego.

Every 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 8 km NNW of Borrego Springs, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4248352° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.3203316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNW of Borrego Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-20 09:47:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-20 09:50:19 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 169 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 116 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04873 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 14 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 ci38847735 Id of event.
Event Code 38847735 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38847735, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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