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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Calipatria in California

Earthquake location 33.1596S, -115.6187WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Calipatria in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 01:01:15 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:01 am. Exact location of event, longitude -115.6187 West, latitude 33.1596 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg2y. Unique identifier: us6000dg2y. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:01:15 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Indio, Coachella (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km WNW of Calipatria, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6187° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km WNW of Calipatria, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-10 01:01:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-10 01:23:49 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 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dg2y Id of event.
Event Code 6000dg2y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dg2y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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