A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. Exact location of event, depth 10.18 km, -115.8738327° West, 32.6438332° North. Unique identifier: ci37947407. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37947407. The temblor was reported at 22:11:45 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/05/18 / 2018-05-23 06:11:45 / May 23, 2018 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.18 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lomas de Santa Anita, Delta, Tecate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SE of Ocotillo, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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