A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ocotillo Wells in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.51 km (6 miles). The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:46:18 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 22:46:18 / July 15, 2020 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.0091629 West, latitude 33.0221672 North, depth = 9.51 km. Event id: ci38592114. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38592114.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecate, La Quinta, Coachella.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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