A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Westmorland in California. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:05:46 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37265103. Event ids that are associated: ci37265103. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.12 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.7338333 West, latitude 32.9539986 North, depth = 10.12 km. Global time and date of event 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 00:05:46 / October 29, 2015 @ 12:05 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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