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Minor earthquake, 3.51 mag has occurred near Ocotillo in CA

Earthquake location 32.7471657S, -115.829834WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. Event id: ci39544719. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39544719. Global time and date of event 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 08:00:12 / February 8, 2021 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:00:12 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.829834 West, latitude 32.7471657 North, depth = 10.99 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.99 km (7 miles).

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), 25 km (16 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Lomas de Santa Anita, Tecate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km E of Ocotillo, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.51 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.829834° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7471657° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.99 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 2021-02-08 08:00:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-08 08:05:42 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 3.57 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 190 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 94 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1263 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 ci39544719 Id of event.
Event Code 39544719 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39544719, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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