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Minor earthquake, 3.65 mag strikes near Westmorland in CA

Earthquake location 33.0444984S, -115.5893326WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:06:02 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:06 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.2 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci39640528. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39640528. The 3.65-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:06:02 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.2 km, -115.5893326° West, 33.0444984° North.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Delta, Tecolots, Mecca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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), 58 km (36 miles) from Puebla (c. 8 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ENE of Westmorland, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.65 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5893326° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0444984° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ENE of Westmorland, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-30 23:06:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-30 23:12:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.66 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 208 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008808 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39640528 Id of event.
Event Code 39640528 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39640528, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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