A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Bombay Beach in CA. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:58:53 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 18:58:53 / August 10, 2020 @ 6:58 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39339095. Id of event: ci39339095. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6691666° West, 33.2563324° North, depth 8.5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bermuda Dunes, Progreso, La Quinta (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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