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Minor earthquake, 3.04 mag has occurred near Ocotillo in CA

Earthquake location 32.7408333S, -115.8335037WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ocotillo in CA on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.8335037 West, latitude 32.7408333 North, depth = 3.86 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 20:52:28 / January 25, 2021 @ 8:52 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.86 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:52:28 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39768064. Id of event: ci39768064.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 39 km (24 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 city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecate, Delta, Calipatria.

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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 15 km E of Ocotillo, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8335037° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7408333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km E of Ocotillo, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-25 20:52:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-25 20:54:55 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 142 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1194 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 ci39768064 Id of event.
Event Code 39768064 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39768064, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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