A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 06:29:32 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.6001667 West, latitude 33.074 North, depth = 8.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.34 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci39644432. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39644432. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 06:29:32 / October 1, 2020 @ 6:29 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km NNE of Westmorland, CA.
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