A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ocotillo in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.62 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 17:15:44 / May 12, 2020 @ 5:15 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:15:44 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38491186. Event ids that are associated: ci38491186. Exact location, longitude -116.0169983° West, latitude 32.8684998° North, depth = 9.62 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ramona, Villa del Campo, Mecca. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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