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Minor earthquake 3.54 mag, 9 km SW of Niland, CA

Earthquake location 33.1899986S, -115.597168WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Niland in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 18:04:59 / January 4, 2021 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.82 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.54-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:04:59 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.82 km, -115.597168° West, 33.1899986° North. Event id: ci39510719. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39510719.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Indio, Coachella (min 5000 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km SW of Niland, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.54 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.597168° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1899986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km 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 2021-01-04 18:04:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-04 18:08:12 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 193 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 74 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07016 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 36 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 ci39510719 Id of event.
Event Code 39510719 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39510719, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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