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Minor earthquake, 3.45 mag strikes near Borrego Springs in CA

Earthquake location 33.2644997S, -116.4343338WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -116.4343338 West, latitude 33.2644997 North, depth = 4.41 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci40602055. Id of event: ci40602055. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.41 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:58:44 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/24 / 2024-05-27 05:58:44 / May 27, 2024 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Menifee, Lomas de Santa Anita, Camp Pendleton North. Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Murrieta (c. 103 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Temecula (c. 100 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vista (c. 93 800 pop).

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

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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. 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: 6 km W of Borrego Springs, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4343338° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.2644997° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km W of Borrego Springs, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-27 05:58:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-27 06:01:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 183 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 118 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08378 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 19 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 ci40602055 Id of event.
Event Code 40602055 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci40602055, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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