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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag strikes near Ocotillo in CA

Earthquake location 32.7705S, -116.0533333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. The temblor was detected at 16:45:14 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 00:45:14 / July 27, 2019 @ 12:45 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.24 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38651983. Id of event: ci38651983. Exact location of earthquake, -116.0533333° West, 32.7705° North, depth 8.24 km.

The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jamul, El Niño, San Diego Country Estates (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. 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: 7 km NW of Ocotillo, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.0533333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7705° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW 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 2019-07-27 00:45:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-27 00:49:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 122 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 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03668 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 ci38651983 Id of event.
Event Code 38651983 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38651983, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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