A 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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