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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 5 km SW of Salton City, CA

Earthquake location 33.2686653S, -115.9938354WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Salton City in CA on Friday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:05:09 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.21 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: ci39344127. Event ids that are associated: ci39344127. Exact location of earthquake, -115.9938354° West, 33.2686653° North, depth 8.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 09:05:09 / August 14, 2020 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calexico, San Diego Country Estates, Holtville (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 5 km SW of Salton City, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.9938354° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2686653° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SW of Salton City, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-14 09:05:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-14 09:07:41 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 automatic 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 148 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 120 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1844 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 21 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 ci39344127 Id of event.
Event Code 39344127 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39344127, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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