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Light earthquake 4.54 mag, 17 km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA

Earthquake location 33.0188332S, -116.0195007WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.54 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Sunday. Id of earthquake: ci38488354. Event ids that are associated: ci38488354. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.04 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:07:40 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -116.0195007° West, 33.0188332° North, depth 10.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 22:07:40 / May 10, 2020 @ 10:07 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from La Mesa (c. 57 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santee (c. 53 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Mesa, La Presa, Valley Center (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.54 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.0195007° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0188332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-10 22:07:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-10 22:12:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 reviewed 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 320 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 111 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1383 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 21 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38488354 Id of event.
Event Code 38488354 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38488354, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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