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Minor earthquake: M3.04 quake has struck near Calipatria in CA

Earthquake location 33.1604996S, -115.6358337WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Calipatria in CA on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 5.41 km, -115.6358337° West, 33.1604996° North. Event id: ci39546087. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39546087. Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 11:51:26 / February 9, 2021 @ 11:51 am UTC/GMT. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:51:26 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.41 km (3 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coachella, Puebla, Progreso. Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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 five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km WNW of Calipatria, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6358337° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1604996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km WNW of Calipatria, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-09 11:51:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-09 11:53:51 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 82 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02394 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 ci39546087 Id of event.
Event Code 39546087 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39546087, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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