A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Westmorland in California on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -115.8786697° West, 32.9696655° North, depth 10.69 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37910752. Id of event: ci37910752. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 14:14:36 / June 16, 2017 @ 2:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.69 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:14:36 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coachella, Tecate, Mecca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 25 km WSW of Westmorland, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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