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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag strikes near Calipatria in CA

Earthquake location 33.1486667S, -115.6315WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Calipatria in CA on Tuesday. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:03:32 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.79 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 13:03:32 / February 4, 2020 @ 1:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6315° West, 33.1486667° North, depth 2.79 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39291832. Unique identifier: ci39291832.

Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puebla, Progreso, Mecca.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 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: 11 km WNW of Calipatria, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6315° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1486667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW of Calipatria, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-04 13:03:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-04 13:07:23 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 123 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03166 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 32 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 ci39291832 Id of event.
Event Code 39291832 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39291832, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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