A 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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