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Minor earthquake 3.9625 mag, 14 km SSE of Bombay Beach, California

Earthquake location 33.2248S, -115.6864WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9625 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bombay Beach in California. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 15:55:48 / August 10, 2020 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6864 West, latitude 33.2248 North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was detected at 15:55:48 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ew1597074948. Unique identifier: ew1597074948.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Bermuda Dunes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 14 km SSE of Bombay Beach, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9625 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6864° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2248° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km SSE of Bombay Beach, California 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 15:55:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 15:55:52 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 242 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ew The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ew, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ew1597074948 Id of event.
Event Code 1597074948 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1597074948, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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