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Minor earthquake: M3.7 quake has struck near Bombay Beach in CA

Earthquake location 33.2324982S, -115.6948318WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -115.6948318 West, latitude 33.2324982 North, depth = 2.34 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 22:13:58 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:13 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:13:58 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.34 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39271647. Unique identifier: ci39271647.

The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Close 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 Palm Desert, Puebla, Bermuda Dunes (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 14 km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6948318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2324982° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSE 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 2020-06-28 22:13:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-28 22:19:04 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 211 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 93 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07807 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 ci39271647 Id of event.
Event Code 39271647 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39271647, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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