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Minor earthquake 3.83 mag, 16 km E of Ocotillo, CA

Earthquake location 32.753334S, -115.8238297WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -115.8238297 West, latitude 32.753334 North, depth = 11.42 km. The 3.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:23:36 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39539439. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39539439, ew1612344216. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.42 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 09:23:36 / February 3, 2021 @ 9:23 am.

The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 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 Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria, Oasis (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, 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 occurred 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 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: 16 km E of Ocotillo, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8238297° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.753334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 2021-02-03 09:23:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-03 09:26:39 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 226 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 99 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1259 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 ci39539439 Id of event.
Event Code 39539439 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39539439,ew1612344216, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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