A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 4.6 km, -115.6740036° West, 33.2509995° North. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:02:23 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39338439. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39338439. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 16:02:23 / August 10, 2020 @ 4:02 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, La Quinta, Indio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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