A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.72 km (3 miles). The 3.24-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:53:21 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39339079. Unique identifier: ci39339079. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 18:53:21 / August 10, 2020 @ 6:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6893311 West, latitude 33.2695007 North, depth = 4.72 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Bermuda Dunes, Mexicali. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 70 km (43 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 10 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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