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Light earthquake 4.61 mag, 12 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA

Earthquake location 33.2459984S, -115.6818314WA light earthquake magnitude 4.61 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.79 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39338407, ew1597074974. Unique identifier: ci39338407. The temblor was detected at 15:56:15 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 15:56:15 / August 10, 2020 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6818314 West, latitude 33.2459984 North, depth = 10.79 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cathedral City, Thousand Palms, Rancho Mirage (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.61 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6818314° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2459984° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-10 15:56:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 16:02:13 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 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 327 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,ew, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 88 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07999 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 ci39338407 Id of event.
Event Code 39338407 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39338407,ew1597074974, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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