A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.84 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -115.9231644° West, latitude 33.043499° North, depth = 1.84 km. The temblor was detected at 16:37:11 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38171784. Id of event: ci38171784. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 00:37:11 / May 13, 2018 @ 12:37 am.
Close 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), 80 km (50 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Diego Country Estates, Indio, La Quinta (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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