Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 12km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA (USA), on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 15:55 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 12km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA (USA), on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 15:55 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 3 km depth

10 Aug 15:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 minutes.
Aug 10 15:57: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.9.
Aug 10 16:02: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.8 to 0.1 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.1 to 2.1 km.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2020 03:55:48 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 2.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.25067°N / 115.69533°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SE of Bombay Beach (pop: 295)
22 km (14 mi) NW of Calipatria (Imperial County) (pop: 7,420)
34 km (21 mi) NW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900)
52 km (33 mi) NW of El Centro (Imperial County) (pop: 44,000)
73 km (45 mi) NW of Mexicali (Mexico) (pop: 597,100)
148 km (92 mi) NE of Tijuana (Mexico) (pop: 1,376,500)
149 km (93 mi) NE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
790 km (491 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.52.5 km12km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA (USA)USGS
M 3.52.5 km12km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA (USA)USGS

User reports for this quake (12)

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498.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
33.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Barley felt but left me feeling a little dizzy (reported through our app)
309.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Palm Springs (102.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
283.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Indio, CA / not felt : Felt a little dizzy...like vertigo, but my little dog wentvunder my chair & I had to mokve chair to pick him up.
Pahrump / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My cats are very intuitive to earthquakes and noticed it more so than me. They go nuts when a quake is approaching.
LAS VEGAS / not felt
San Marcos / not felt
Bombay Beach, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the main shake and aftershocks every so often.
palm desert / not felt
Los Angeles / not felt
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