A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Salton City in CA on Friday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:05:09 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.21 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: ci39344127. Event ids that are associated: ci39344127. Exact location of earthquake, -115.9938354° West, 33.2686653° North, depth 8.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 09:05:09 / August 14, 2020 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calexico, San Diego Country Estates, Holtville (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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