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Minor earthquake: M2.87 quake has struck near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2421667S, -115.6733333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Exact location of event, depth 2.66 km, -115.6733333° West, 33.2421667° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.66 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:04:49 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 16:04:49 / August 10, 2020 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37452061. Id of event: ci37452061.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Progreso, Indio.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6733333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2421667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 16:04:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 21:22:12 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 reviewed 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 127 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 ci37452061 Id of event.
Event Code 37452061 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37452061, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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