Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - California, 45 mi north of Mexicali (Baja California), on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 16:03 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - California, 45 mi north of Mexicali (Baja California), on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 16:03 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 2 km depth

10 Aug 16:05 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 minutes.
Aug 10 16:06: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 2.6 km.
Aug 10 16:11: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.6 to 2.3 km.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2020 04:03:39 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 2.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.25033°N / 115.688°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SE of Bombay Beach (Imperial County) (pop: 295)
16 km (10 mi) W of Niland (Imperial County) (pop: 1,010)
21 km (13 mi) NW of Calipatria (Imperial County) (pop: 7,420)
34 km (21 mi) NW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900)
52 km (32 mi) NW of El Centro (Imperial County) (pop: 44,000)
148 km (92 mi) NE of Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 1,376,500)
150 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: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.02.3 km12km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA (USA)USGS
M 4.05 kmSouthern California (USA)EMSC

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Pahrump (329.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Once again my cats went crazy while barely noticed it. If it weren't for them I'd probably ignore it. (reported through our app)
283.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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