A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:14:59 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 16:14:59 / May 8, 2019 @ 4:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.47 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -116.064003° West, latitude 33.2126656° North, depth = 11.47 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38351319. Id of event: ci38351319.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Palm Springs, Calexico. The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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