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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag was detected near Salton City in CA

Earthquake location 33.2543335S, -115.9994965WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Salton City in CA. Exact location of event, depth 8.46 km, -115.9994965° West, 33.2543335° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 10:59:11 / November 9, 2019 @ 10:59 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.46 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38233930. Id of event: ci38233930. The temblor was detected at 02:59:11 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Diego Country Estates, Holtville, Cathedral City (min 5000 pop).

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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 6 km SW of Salton City, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.9994965° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2543335° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW of Salton City, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-09 10:59:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-09 11:01:34 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 144 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 120 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1838 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 20 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 ci38233930 Id of event.
Event Code 38233930 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38233930, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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