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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag has occurred near Calipatria in CA

Earthquake location 33.1108333S, -115.5986667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Calipatria in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 10:15:29 / October 1, 2020 @ 10:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5986667 West, latitude 33.1108333 North, depth = 6.54 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.54 km (4 miles). The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:15:29 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39645504. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39645504.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Puebla, Oasis. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 8 km WSW of Calipatria, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5986667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1108333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WSW 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 10:15:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 10:19:22 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 128 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06796 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 42 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 ci39645504 Id of event.
Event Code 39645504 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39645504, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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