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Moderate earthquake: M5.09 quake has struck near Borrego Springs in California

Earthquake location 33.4423332S, -116.4509964WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Borrego Springs in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37374687, nc72648731, at00o8jqfp. Id of event: ci37374687. Exact location, longitude -116.4509964° West, latitude 33.4423332° North, depth = -1.37 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 08:04:38 / June 10, 2016 @ 8:04 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.37 km (-1 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Borrego Springs in California (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:04:38 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Riverside (c. 303 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Moreno Valley (c. 193 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Oceanside (c. 167 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 105 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colton, Imperial, National City (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 22 km NNW of Borrego Springs, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4509964° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.4423332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNW of Borrego Springs, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-10 08:04:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-10 08:15:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 310 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.41 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 1 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 566 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,nc,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 108 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08357 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 ci37374687 Id of event.
Event Code 37374687 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37374687,nc72648731,at00o8jqfp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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