A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 07:11:47 / December 28, 2019 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39015247. Id of event: ci39015247. Exact location, longitude -116.3776703° West, latitude 33.1775017° North, depth = 11.21 km. The temblor was reported at 23:11:47 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.21 km (7 miles).
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Marcos (c. 83 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Mesa, Spring Valley, Lomas de Santa Anita.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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