A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38490402, us70009eix. Unique identifier: ci38490402. Exact location of event, longitude -116.0224991 West, latitude 33.0099983 North, depth = 9.37 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.37 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 02:46:47 / May 12, 2020 @ 2:46 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:46:47 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Indio, Puebla, Ramona (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA.
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