Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - California, 46 mi north of Mexicali (Baja California), on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 19:29 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - California, 46 mi north of Mexicali (Baja California), on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 19:29 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 3 km depth

10 Aug 19:31 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Aug 10 19:32: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 2.9 km.
Aug 10 19:36: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 4.0.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2020 07:29:29 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 2.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.26533°N / 115.68417°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SE of Bombay Beach (Imperial County) (pop: 295)
16 km (10 mi) W of Niland (Imperial County) (pop: 1,010)
22 km (14 mi) NW of Calipatria (Imperial County) (pop: 7,420)
35 km (22 mi) NW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900)
54 km (33 mi) NW of El Centro (Imperial County) (pop: 44,000)
150 km (93 mi) NE of Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 1,376,500)
151 km (94 mi) NE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
789 km (490 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.02.9 km10km SSE of Bombay Beach, CA (USA)USGS
M 4.05 kmSouthern California (USA)EMSC

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Pahrump NV (328.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This time I felt a jolt and knew immediately it was another quake. Doors and windows rattled and my chair rocked back n forth. Hair stood up on end. (reported through our app)
San Marcos (140.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
284.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
78.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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