A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Niland in CA. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6171667 West, latitude 33.1821667 North, depth = 2.64 km. Unique identifier: ci38476354. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38476354. The temblor was reported at 19:01:44 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.64 km (2 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 03:01:44 / May 2, 2020 @ 3:01 am.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coachella, Puebla, Progreso.
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 0, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km SW of Niland, CA.
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