A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2673 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in California on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -115.572° West, 33.0445° North, depth 9 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:31:51 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:31:51 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:31 pm. Id of earthquake: ew1601508712. Event ids that are associated: ew1601508712. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 Coachella, Hermosillo, Delta. The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km E of Westmorland, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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