A light earthquake magnitude 4.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5931702 West, latitude 33.0588341 North, depth = 11.16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:31:27 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:31 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.16 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1601512287, ci39641528. Id of event: ci39641528. The 4.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:31:27 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Close 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 San Luis Río Colorado, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Bermuda Dunes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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