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Minor earthquake, 3.09 mag strikes near Brawley in CA

Earthquake location 33.0513344S, -115.5153351WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Brawley in CA on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 00:44:20 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:44:20 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.31 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.31 km, -115.5153351° West, 33.0513344° North. Id of earthquake: ci39641640. Event ids that are associated: ci39641640.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Tecolots, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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 N of Brawley, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5153351° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0513344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km N of Brawley, 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 00:44:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 00:46:31 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 147 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04789 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 ci39641640 Id of event.
Event Code 39641640 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39641640, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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