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Light earthquake 4.01 mag, 6 km W of Calipatria, CA

Earthquake location 33.1256676S, -115.5820007WA light earthquake magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Calipatria in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39641888. Id of event: ci39641888. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.57 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5820007 West, latitude 33.1256676 North, depth = 11.57 km. The 4.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:11:04 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:11:04 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:11 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Indio, Tecolots. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km W of Calipatria, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5820007° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1256676° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Calipatria, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-01 01:11:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 01:31:34 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 247 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05142 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 214 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39641888 Id of event.
Event Code 39641888 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39641888, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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