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Minor earthquake, 3.52 mag has occurred near Niland in CA

Earthquake location 33.1998329S, -115.5820007WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Niland in CA on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.18 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 7.18 km, -115.5820007° West, 33.1998329° North. The temblor was detected at 20:59:26 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 20:59:26 / October 22, 2020 @ 8:59 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39442103, ew1603400365. Id of event: ci39442103.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Indio, Coachella, Puebla (min 5000 pop).

Every 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 7 km SW of Niland, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.52 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5820007° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1998329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SW of Niland, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-22 20:59:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-22 21:02:07 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 191 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,ew, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03596 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39442103 Id of event.
Event Code 39442103 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39442103,ew1603400365, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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