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Minor earthquake: M3.04 quake has struck near Desert Hot Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.9481659S, -116.3935013WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Desert Hot Springs in CA on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 2.52 km, -116.3935013° West, 33.9481659° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 17:07:48 / September 25, 2020 @ 5:07 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ci38703786. Event ids that are associated: ci38703786. The temblor was reported at 17:07:48 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.52 km (2 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hemet (c. 78 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Menifee (c. 77 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Redlands (c. 68 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Highland, Moreno Valley, Lucerne Valley. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km E of Desert Hot Springs, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.3935013° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9481659° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km E of Desert Hot Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-25 17:07:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-25 17:13:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 143 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 105 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01472 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 ci38703786 Id of event.
Event Code 38703786 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38703786, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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