A 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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