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Minor earthquake 2.87 mag, 10 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA

Earthquake location 33.2658348S, -115.6835022WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 17:46:10 / August 10, 2020 @ 5:46 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:46:10 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.74 km, -115.6835022° West, 33.2658348° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39338855. Unique identifier: ci39338855. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.74 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bermuda Dunes, Progreso, Mexicali (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 10 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6835022° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2658348° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km 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 17:46:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 17:48:20 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 127 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 85 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0886 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 ci39338855 Id of event.
Event Code 39338855 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39338855, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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