A minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.66 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: ci37186460. Event ids that are associated: ci37186460. Exact location of event, longitude -115.9205 West, latitude 33.0406667 North, depth = 2.66 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 00:35:03 / May 13, 2018 @ 12:35 am. The temblor was picked up at 16:35:03 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palm Desert, Bermuda Dunes, Tecate (min 5000 pop). 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), 84 km (52 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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