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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag was detected near Ocotillo Wells in CA

Earthquake location 33.043S, -115.925WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39336903. Unique identifier: ci39336903. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 02:45:11 / August 9, 2020 @ 2:45 am. The temblor was reported at 02:45:11 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.63 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -115.925° West, 33.043° North, depth 1.63 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puebla, Coachella, Mexicali (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km ESE of Ocotillo Wells, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.925° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.043° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ESE 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 2020-08-09 02:45:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-09 02:49:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 123 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1129 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 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 ci39336903 Id of event.
Event Code 39336903 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39336903, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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