A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -116.0256653 West, latitude 33.0164986 North, depth = 8.53 km. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:44:43 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.53 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 00:44:43 / May 11, 2020 @ 12:44 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38488706. Id of event: ci38488706.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lomas de Santa Anita, Ramona, La Quinta. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 17 km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA.
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