A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo in California on Tuesday. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:25:54 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.81 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: ci37264719. Event ids that are associated: ci37264719. Exact location of event, longitude -116.182 West, latitude 32.8556667 North, depth = 3.81 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 02:25:54 / October 28, 2015 @ 2:25 am.
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santee (c. 53 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Holtville, Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, Santee.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km NW of Ocotillo, California.
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