A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Imperial in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37335119. Unique identifier: ci37335119. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.08 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5973358 West, latitude 32.8274994 North, depth = 14.08 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 18:14:22 / April 21, 2016 @ 6:14 pm. The 3.55-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:14:22 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oasis, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SW of Imperial, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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