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

Earthquake location 32.8139992S, -115.4609985WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Holtville in CA. Unique identifier: ci39800544. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39800544. Global time and date of event 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 16:55:36 / February 24, 2021 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.4609985 West, latitude 32.8139992 North, depth = 12.61 km. The temblor was detected at 16:55:36 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.61 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Río Colorado, Somerton, San Luis (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 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 one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 8 km W of Holtville, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.4609985° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.8139992° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km W of Holtville, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-24 16:55:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-24 16:57:53 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01477 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 ci39800544 Id of event.
Event Code 39800544 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39800544, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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