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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag was detected near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2695007S, -115.6865005WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.69 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6865005 West, latitude 33.2695007 North, depth = 2.69 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39338767. Unique identifier: ci39338767. Global time and date of event 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 17:22:20 / August 10, 2020 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:22:20 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Progreso, Bermuda Dunes, Mexicali.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6865005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2695007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.69 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 17:22:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 17:24:30 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 87 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09064 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 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 ci39338767 Id of event.
Event Code 39338767 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39338767, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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