A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38171768. Id of event: ci38171768. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:34:57 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.9203339 West, latitude 33.0431671 North, depth = 9.88 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.88 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 00:34:57 / May 13, 2018 @ 12:34 am.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alpine, San Diego Country Estates, Indio.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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