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Minor earthquake: M2.83 quake has struck near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2445S, -115.6853333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA on Monday. Exact location, longitude -115.6853333° West, latitude 33.2445° North, depth = 4.51 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:03:59 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 16:03:59 / August 10, 2020 @ 4:03 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37452069. Unique identifier: ci37452069. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.51 km (3 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, La Quinta, 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 twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6853333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2445° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.51 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 16:03:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-12 15:35:05 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 123 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08071 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 ci37452069 Id of event.
Event Code 37452069 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37452069, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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