A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. Exact location, longitude -115.9293365° West, latitude 33.0476685° North, depth = 1.28 km. The temblor was reported at 06:33:23 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci38172320. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38172320. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.28 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 14:33:23 / May 13, 2018 @ 2:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 44 km (28 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Diego Country Estates, Indio, La Quinta. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km ESE of Ocotillo Wells, CA.
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