A minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. The temblor was reported at 15:55:48 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 15:55:48 / August 10, 2020 @ 3:55 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39338399, ew1597074948. Id of event: ci39338399. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.18 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6948318° West, 33.2491684° North, depth 2.18 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puebla, Palm Desert, Bermuda Dunes.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seventy-one 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.
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