A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.17 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:00:28 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5811691 West, latitude 33.0463333 North, depth = 9.17 km. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:00:28 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39640480. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39640480.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (6 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km ENE of Westmorland, CA.
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