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Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag has occurred near El Centro in CA

Earthquake location 32.7836667S, -115.552WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from El Centro in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/19 / 2019-11-12 08:32:52 / November 12, 2019 @ 8:32 am. The temblor was reported at 00:32:52 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38239602. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38239602. Exact location of event, depth 7.03 km, -115.552° West, 32.7836667° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.03 km (4 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria, Hermosillo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 1 km (1 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km SE of El Centro, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.552° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7836667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SE of El Centro, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-12 08:32:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-12 08:36:42 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 121 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09121 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 ci38239602 Id of event.
Event Code 38239602 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38239602, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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