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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag has occurred near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2273331S, -115.6938324WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Exact location, longitude -115.6938324° West, latitude 33.2273331° North, depth = 3.13 km. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:29:59 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39339015. Id of event: ci39339015. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 18:29:59 / August 10, 2020 @ 6:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.13 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Indio, Progreso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6938324° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2273331° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 18:29:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 18:32:09 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 74 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07425 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39339015 Id of event.
Event Code 39339015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39339015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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