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Minor earthquake: M3.45 quake has struck near Ocotillo in CA

Earthquake location 32.862999S, -116.2278366WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ocotillo in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 12:17:01 / July 5, 2020 @ 12:17 pm. The 3.45-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:17:01 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.02 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -116.2278366 West, latitude 32.862999 North, depth = 10.02 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39280319. Unique identifier: ci39280319.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from La Mesa (c. 57 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis, Tijuana, Mecca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 26 km WNW of Ocotillo, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.2278366° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.862999° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km WNW of Ocotillo, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-05 12:17:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-05 12:22:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.71 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 183 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 108 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1113 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 60 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 ci39280319 Id of event.
Event Code 39280319 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39280319, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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