A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -115.9171667° West, 33.0546667° North, depth 1.05 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.05 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 15:50:32 / May 13, 2018 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:50:32 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38172352. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38172352.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Puebla, Coachella.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km ESE of Ocotillo Wells, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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