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Minor earthquake 3.59 mag, 5 km W of Bombay Beach, CA

Earthquake location 33.357666S, -115.7878342WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 18:11:51 / September 16, 2019 @ 6:11 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38840159. Id of event: ci38840159. The temblor was detected at 10:11:51 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.94 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.7878342 West, latitude 33.357666 North, depth = 2.94 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calexico, Cathedral City, Thousand Palms (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 5 km W of Bombay Beach, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.59 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7878342° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.357666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km W of Bombay Beach, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-16 18:11:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-16 18:17:09 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 6.02 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 198 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 117 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04596 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38840159 Id of event.
Event Code 38840159 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38840159, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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