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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag has occurred near Borrego Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.1881667S, -116.3303333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.92 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.3303333 West, latitude 33.1881667 North, depth = 10.92 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39298968. Id of event: ci39298968. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 01:06:29 / February 12, 2020 @ 1:06 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:06:29 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calipatria, Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, Rancho San Diego (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Santee (c. 53 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSE of Borrego Springs, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.3303333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1881667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SSE 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 2020-02-12 01:06:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-12 01:10:20 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 130 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 84 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06418 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 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 ci39298968 Id of event.
Event Code 39298968 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39298968, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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