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Minor earthquake, 3.54 mag strikes near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2490005S, -115.6843338WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. The 3.54-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:03:39 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6843338 West, latitude 33.2490005 North, depth = 2.63 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1597075419, ci39338447. Id of event: ci39338447. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.63 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 16:03:39 / August 10, 2020 @ 4:03 pm.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palm Desert, Puebla, Bermuda Dunes (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.54 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6843338° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2490005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.63 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 16:03:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 16:08:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.69 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 193 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 ,ew,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 99 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09323 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39338447 Id of event.
Event Code 39338447 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1597075419,ci39338447, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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