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Minor earthquake 3.49 mag, 21 km WSW of El Centro, CA

Earthquake location 32.7121658S, -115.7668304WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from El Centro in CA on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39218391. Id of event: ci39218391. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 19:53:46 / May 26, 2020 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10.73 km, -115.7668304° West, 32.7121658° North. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:53:46 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.73 km (7 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hermosillo, Tecate, Guadalupe Victoria (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km WSW of El Centro, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7668304° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7121658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km WSW 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 2020-05-26 19:53:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-26 19:56:04 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 187 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 83 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05537 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39218391 Id of event.
Event Code 39218391 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39218391, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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