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Minor earthquake: M3.45 quake has struck near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2491684S, -115.6948318WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6948318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2491684° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.18 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 15:55:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 16:01:13 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 3.56 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 183 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,ew, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 101 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08948 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 ci39338399 Id of event.
Event Code 39338399 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39338399,ew1597074948, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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