A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 02:40:47 / March 16, 2020 @ 2:40 am. Exact location of event, longitude -115.9878311 West, latitude 32.8644981 North, depth = 10.92 km. The temblor was detected at 18:40:47 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci38395042. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38395042. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.92 km (7 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa del Campo, Mecca, San Diego Country Estates. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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