Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Southern California on Saturday, 16 September 2017
16 Sep 09:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-16 09:45:50 UTC
Depth: 8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.1705°N / 115.6173°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NW of Calipatria (pop: 7,400)
12 km (7 mi) SW of Niland (pop: 1000)
15 km (9 mi) N of Westmorland (pop: 2,300)
62 km (39 mi) NW of Mexicali (pop: 597,100)
149 km (93 mi) NE of Tijuana (pop: 1,376,500)
153 km (95 mi) NE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2017-09-16 09:45:50 UTC (16 Sep 09:45:50 UTC)||M 3.1 / 8.6 km||- Southern California||USGS|
|Sat, 16 Sep 09:45 UTC||M 3.1 / 9 km||SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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