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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Ocotillo Wells in CA

Earthquake location 33.0099983S, -116.0224991WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38490402, us70009eix. Unique identifier: ci38490402. Exact location of event, longitude -116.0224991 West, latitude 33.0099983 North, depth = 9.37 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.37 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 02:46:47 / May 12, 2020 @ 2:46 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:46:47 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Indio, Puebla, Ramona (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 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: 18 km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.0224991° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0099983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km 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 2020-05-12 02:46:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-12 02:53:17 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 168 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 102 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1308 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 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 ci38490402 Id of event.
Event Code 38490402 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38490402,us70009eix, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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