A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ci39643328. Event ids that are associated: ew1601523393, ci39643328. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.76 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 03:36:34 / October 1, 2020 @ 3:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5973358 West, latitude 33.0680008 North, depth = 11.76 km. The temblor was detected at 03:36:34 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hermosillo, Delta, Coachella (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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