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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 8 km WSW of Calipatria, CA

Earthquake location 33.1090012S, -115.5946655WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Calipatria in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39647632. Id of event: ci39647632. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5946655 West, latitude 33.1090012 North, depth = 6.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.02 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 21:42:37 / October 1, 2020 @ 9:42 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:42:37 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 35 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Puebla, Oasis. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km WSW of Calipatria, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5946655° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1090012° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.02 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 21:42:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 21:44:51 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 63 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01715 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 ci39647632 Id of event.
Event Code 39647632 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39647632, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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