A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ocotillo in CA on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 12:17:01 / July 5, 2020 @ 12:17 pm. The 3.45-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:17:01 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.02 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -116.2278366 West, latitude 32.862999 North, depth = 10.02 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39280319. Unique identifier: ci39280319.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from El Cajon (c. 99 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from La Mesa (c. 57 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis, Tijuana, Mecca (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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km WNW of Ocotillo, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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