A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Sunday. Unique identifier: ci38172104. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38172104. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:47 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.920166 West, latitude 33.0578346 North, depth = 0.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 12:05:47 / May 13, 2018 @ 12:05 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bermuda Dunes, Alpine, San Diego Country Estates. Close 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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