A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Niland in CA on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 08:27:05 / May 6, 2020 @ 8:27 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.29 km (6 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:27:05 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci38482130. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38482130. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.616333 West, latitude 33.1870003 North, depth = 10.29 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Indio, Coachella (min 5000 pop). 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 eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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