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Minor earthquake 2.96 mag, 12 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA

Earthquake location 33.2509995S, -115.6740036WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6740036° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2509995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.6 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 16:02:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 16:04:33 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 135 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0844 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 ci39338439 Id of event.
Event Code 39338439 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39338439, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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