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== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Southern California Seismic Network: a cooperative project of
U.S. Geological Survey, Pasadena California
Caltech Seismological Laboratory, Pasadena, California



Version #6: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 4:52:57 AM (PDT) on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
The magnitude 1.8 event occurred 8 km (5 miles) W of Calipatria, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 7 km ( 5 miles).



Magnitude 1.8 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 4:52:57 AM (PDT)
Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 11:52:57 (UTC)
Distance from Calipatria, CA - 8 km (5 miles) W (266 degrees)
Westmorland, CA - 9 km (6 miles) NNE (12 degrees)
Niland, CA - 15 km (10 miles) SSW (210 degrees)
Brawley, CA - 17 km (11 miles) NNW (337 degrees)
Bombay Beach, CA - 28 km (18 miles) SSE (154 degrees)
Coordinates 33 deg. 7.2 min. N (33.121N), 115 deg. 36.1 min. W (115.601W)
Depth 7.44 km (4.6 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=55, Nph=103, Dmin=1.9 km, Rmss=0.2 sec, Erho=0.14 km, Erzz=0.3 km, Gp=41 degrees
Event ID# ci39663768
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