A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.1884995 West, latitude 32.8603325 North, depth = 4.14 km. Event id: ci38998656. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38998656. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 02:37:40 / August 23, 2019 @ 2:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.14 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:37:40 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Mesa, La Presa, Spring Valley. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from La Mesa (c. 57 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santee (c. 53 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km NW of Ocotillo, CA.
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