A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Borrego Springs in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.92 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.3303333 West, latitude 33.1881667 North, depth = 10.92 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39298968. Id of event: ci39298968. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 01:06:29 / February 12, 2020 @ 1:06 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:06:29 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calipatria, Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, Rancho San Diego (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Santee (c. 53 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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