A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Calipatria in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.72 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 19:38:53 / October 1, 2020 @ 7:38 pm. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:38:53 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39647256. Id of event: ci39647256. Exact location, longitude -115.5955° West, latitude 33.1075° North, depth = 6.72 km.
Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Puebla, Oasis. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km WSW of Calipatria, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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