A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.72 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:05:33 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 18:05:33 / October 29, 2019 @ 6:05 pm. Exact location, longitude -115.9123306° West, latitude 32.9770012° North, depth = 9.72 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38922287. Id of event: ci38922287.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puebla, Mecca, Mexicali (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 28 km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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